Pokémon Lapras Pool Float
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.
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’.
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.
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
Resellers Double Up
Immediately following the 2021 re-release, Lapras Pool Floats frequently sold on eBay for between $250 and $350.
A few weeks
Item was purchased, then resold a few weeks later.
Easy to purchase.
Product released online.