Notorious B.I.G. MetroCards being sold on eBay for nearly $5K

It’s going for B.I.G. bucks now.

The limited-edition MetroCards launched to commemorate Notorious B.I.G.’s fiftieth birthday at the moment are being re-sold on eBay for nearly $5,000.

Last weekend, followers of the late Brooklyn rapper stood in line for hours to get their arms on among the 50,000 MetroCards launched to the general public.

By Wednesday, a number of appeared on eBay with one intrepid vendor auctioning one off for nearly $5,000, according to Curbed.

Christopher George Latore Wallace, also called Notorious B.I.G, was broadly thought-about the best rapper of all time till he was killed by 4 gunshot wounds on March 9, 1997, throughout a drive-by taking pictures in Los Angeles.

According to Twitter, followers lined up for hours in three Bed-Stuy subway stations simply to get their arms on the cardboard.

Fans who nonetheless wish to get their arms on the restricted version card, can discover a number of playing cards on eBay starting at an attainable $55 for a scratched card and a laminated option beginning at $75.

In order to get the cardboard, MTA officers required that potential consumers buy a two-fare minimal, which a number of sellers used to their benefit when promoting.

Cards on eBay range from $55 to $5,000 all featuring different options.
Cards on eBay vary from $55 to nearly $5,000 all that includes completely different choices.
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The card currently going for $4,899 has been billed as a “brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item” and may have expedited delivery, in line with the eBay vendor.

This is just not the primary time the Big Apple has launched restricted version playing cards.

In April 2018, the MTA launched 250,000 restricted version David Bowie playing cards that featured 5 completely different images from all completely different eras of the late glam rock icon.

The streetwear model Supreme additionally released its own MetroCard in 2017 that had individuals ready in line on the SoHo retailer for over an hour simply so they might get their arms on one.

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