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Trading Cards at Baldwin’s

As well as our long-standing specialism in traditional fields of collection, famously, philately and numismatics, we are committed to providing the same exceptional service, expert guidance and auction experience for more contemporary pop-culture collectibles – from comics and trading cards to video games, with even more new categories to come.

No.2 Trainer PWC 2023

We specialise in

Skyridge Charizard

Pokémon TCG

The Pokemon Trading Card Game, based on the globally popular Pokémon franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori, was first published in 1996 by Nintendo. Given its rich history and enthusiastic global fanbase, we regularly see rare and remarkable items at our auctions.

Blue eyes white dragon


Developed by the famous Japanese game developer, Konami, and based on the work of Manga artist Jazuki Takahashi, this collectible card game celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2023, providing a wealth of iconic and unusual cards available in our specialist auctions.

Black Lotus

Magic: the Gathering

Widely regarded as the first game to truly popularise trading cards, Magic: The Gathering has approximately 35 million active players worldwide. Developed in 1993 by the famous role-playing games publisher Wizards of the Coast, this is a popular and often surprising category at auction.

Upcoming Card Auctions

Auction #E24007
Taking consignments

Monthly Trading Card Auction! Featuring Premier Pokémon Vintage Sets & Collections

26 Apr 3:00pmUTC

Entertainment Specialists

Roy Raftery
Head of Entertainment

Auctions Team

Jordan Connelley
Head of Auctions Operations
Joe Sperrin
Auctions Operations Assistant
Edward Barrow
Auction Manager
Andrew Ellis
Auctions Operations Assistant
Shahzaib Quadri
Accounts Controller

Auction Achievements


CYPRUS: 1923 £1 purple and black on red, broken

SOLD FOR £7,800

double crown

Commonwealth (1649-1660), Double Crown

SOLD FOR £20,400

Pokemon TCG - Skyridge Master Set- Complete Set

Pokemon TCG - Skyridge Master Set- Complete Set

SOLD FOR £19,200

The Hedley Pitt Heroes

The Hedley Pitt Heroes

SOLD FOR £26,400


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From your first conversations with our specialist team to the auction itself, we ensure that selling with us is simple and reassuring – with the kind of expert advice and dedicated service that has made Baldwin’s the first choice for so many generations of collectors.

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Whatever kind of item that interests you, every Baldwin’s auction experience is designed with collectors in mind – with every catalogue and sale curated and coordinated by our leading experts in both traditional and emerging fields of collectibles.

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