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Pre Famicom Nintendo Systems

eBay seller donkey*kong has some great early Nintendo items up for sale. If you’re a Nintendo fanboy, or just someone who loves the history in these ancient consoles, than these are some items you should Nintendo Computer Mah-jong YAKUMANkeep your eyes on. Obviously, these were all Japan only releases.

First you have the Nintendo Computer Mah-jong YAKUMAN handheld. This is a system with a LCD dotmatrix screen AND a multiplayer option if you own two systems as well as a special cable. That’s right, link up capability six years before the original Gameboy. That’s innovation.

Link (Starting at $0.99 with six days to go).

Next, we have a Nintendo Vintage TV Game, called Block Kuzure (Block Breaker). Block Kuzure (ブロック崩れ) is an early Nintendo TV game, from the “Color TV Game” series, just like TV-GAME 6 and TV-GAME 15. It is clearly inspired by Atari’s breakout, but has some interesting game variations (6 in total). One of the best things about this system, is that the art design(casing and control panel) was done by none other than Shigeru Miyamoto, father of Mario and Zelda, in one of his first assignments at Nintendo.

Link (Also starting at $0.99 with six days to go).

Nintendo Vintage TV Game Racing 112 Lastly, we have the TV Game Racing 112. Released in 1978, this system is also from”Color TV Game” series. You can race with one (using gearshift and wheel) or two people (using paddles), and it has a number of game variations.

Link (Also starting at $0.99 with six days to go).

Thanks Eric!


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  1. I hate this site more and more everyday. Thanks to this website for lazy collectors, these items will sell for 3-4 times what they’re really worth. awful.

  2. Waah waah. Hoping for deals? Aren’t we all. You’re going to have to work for them and high profile highly desired items will still demand a premium. Most folks bidding on these items have an idea of what they have sold for in the past. If you have your own idea of value, wait for your opportunity to buy them for your price. If you don’t have the patience, then pony up ‘anon’.

  3. hey stupid. High profiled items? No one collected this stuff (pre-famicom nintendo toys) a year or two ago. Now every moron on the internet with a trust fund can just visit this site, buy everything up, and resell it for a profit. Might I point you to the US version of the Love Tester toy auction posted here about 6 months ago, it went for $200+. Its worth maybe $100. The deluxe version that came with two testers and a better looking box sells for less than that overseas.

  4. Anon,
    I’m not going to argue one way or another, but you’re confusing me.

    You say that items sell for more than they’re worth, and then you say people could buy everything and sell at a profit. I don’t see how both of those statements can be true at the same time.

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