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NIB Super Nintendo Earthbound (VGA Qualified 85+)

At some point Earthbound became one of the more expensive SNES titles. It really make no sense, as the game isn`t that rare and while I admit it is a fun game, there are much better titles in the Super Nintendo library.

Right now a loose cartridge is pulling around $150.00 and nice CIB examples can fetch $400+. I know it`s all supply and demand that drives the prices, but this is probably the worst example of overvalued titles since Final Fantasy 7 on Playstation 1 a few years ago.

Anyways, someone just recently listed a VGA Graded Earthbound. Since the game was not shinkwrapped, this Qualified title means that it has been authenticated and verified by VGA that it was never played.

The auction has no reserve and has climbed to $2,000.00+ already with a full week left. It`s one of those auctions that will probably leave me scratching my head, but is fun to watch anyways.

Auction Here

Fun Fact: I was once told I missed out on purchasing five NIB copies of Earthbound for $20.00 each, someone else grabbed them a week before. My runner up prize? 50 sealed copies of Killer Instinct for $5.00 a pop.

Also:

EarthBound Anthology Art Book – Details on the book here.
Nintendo Wide Boy – This is one of the original version of the Nintendo Wide-Boys (Wide-Boys are devices that are plugged into either an NES, SNES or N64 so you can see the Game Boy game on a TV, thus saving developers eyes from having to stare at the little screens all day long).
Telegames Personal Arcade – Plays Colecovision and Sega SG 1000 games.
Sonic The Hedgehog 20th Anniversary Pocket Watch Complete Set
1991 Sonic The Hedgehog Umbrella
SEGA Dreamcast DC “Still Thinking” Hoodie – From what I understand Sega has occasionally given these out over the past several years.
Red Dead Redemption Dynamite Crate
Donkey Kong 64 Not For Resale NFR Cart
Gears of War 3 1/25 Exclusive Fossil Watch – Prize in the GameStop GOW3 Sweepstakes.
17 Atari Jaguar Promo Cards
Game Boy Prototype Kwirk (Quirk the Chilled Tomato)

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