There are a number of reasons for this. The age, the availability (limited to Japan and surrounding area), the popularity at the time, early concept'Pocket Monsters' before they changed name to Pokemon. With the release of the anniversary Pocket Monster boosters, the market is only now beginning to learn just how rare these are.The Booster has been individually placed in custom made sleeves to keep it fresh and protected. It has been kept securely in this for years which is why it's still in such great condition.
Please take the time to look at my other listings. I sell a range of collectibles & rare items of the highest quality. I always do my best to answer any questions you may have so please don't hesitate to ask! The item(s) must be unopened/undamaged.The item "Pokemon 1996 Japanese 1st Base Set Pocket Monsters Booster. EXTREMELY RARE" is in sale since Monday, January 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Collectible Card Games\Pokémon Trading Card Game\Pokémon Individual Cards".999" and is located in Whitchurch, Shropshire.. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Russian federation, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.