When the original Base Set Pokemon cards were released in 1999 it was hard not to be swept away by the hype. With thanks to the popularity of base set cards, such as the elusive legendary birds, one lucky booster pack could propel you to immediate fame & fortune amongst fellow Pokemon fanatics. So whether you're seeking the thrill of once again opening a base set booster pack, or are still searching for one rare card in particular, our leading UK collection is ideal for you!
Consisting of 102 cards, the original Base Set brought a whole new world to the TCG. It introduced us to a host of Pokemon ranging from common to rare and completing a full collection became an obsession for millions around the world. Set in the Kanto region the original Pokemon followed young trainer Ash on his bid to become the Pokemon champion, defeating various gym bosses along the way to the Pokemon League. Although not all the original 151 Pokemon feature in the Base Set, it provides an excellent chance to start an impressive collection, even though it’s long been out of print single cards and unsealed packs of the Base Set are readily available at Magic Madhouse. More often than none it’s just that one card that keeping you from completing the full set, and with the original Base Set it’s always going to be that one card everyone wants, Charizard. At Magic Madhouse we’ve got a large collection of single Base Set cards, ideal for completing your collection, of either the 102 in the Base Set or the 151 that make up the original Pokemon.
If it is one of the original 151 Pokemon cards that you’re missing, but it’s not from the Base Set take a look at our collection of the Pokemon Jungle expansion pack at Magic Madhouse.