Pokémon Lapras Pool Float

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This pool float depicting the water/ice type Pokémon Lapras was initially released to major hype in June of 2020, and upon selling out was routinely resold for high margins.

🌍 Online
Product released online.
⏲ Few weeks
Item was purchased, then resold a few weeks later.
💪🏻 Easy
Easy to purchase.


Release I

Surprise Release

On May 26th of 2020, the Lapras Pool Float was silently added to Pokémon Center for $49.99.

Sold Out I

Sold Out by Summer

On their initial release, the Lapras Pool Floats were available for nearly 1 month before becoming ‘Unavailable’. 

Resell I

Lapras on eBay

Once the pool floats were out of stock from Pokémon Center directly, aftermarket sales started reaching the $250 range on eBay. Prices would continue to hover between $250 and $400 for the next year. 

Release II

Pokémon Center Restock

A year after the first Summer release, at 9:45 AM PST Pokémon Center restocked the Lapras Pool Float at a new $59.99 price point, with a limit of 2 per buyer. 

Sold Out II

The Infamous Summer Toy 

This time around, the Lapras Pool Float sold out in less than 6 hours, as opposed to 2020’s month-long sellout time

Resell II

Resellers Double Up

Immediately following the 2021 re-release, Lapras Pool Floats frequently sold on eBay for between $250 and $350.


Hold Duration
A few weeks
Item was purchased, then resold a few weeks later.
Easy to purchase.
Type Hype
Brand Pokémon
Product released online.


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