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    Product of Determination Old Nintendo system sells for ,105 Opportunist's Avatar
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    Old Nintendo system sells for $13,105

    Everyday folk discovering colossally valuable collectors' items amid everyday junk has been the lifeblood of antiques shows for years, but it's not every day you see a real-life gold-in-the-attic tale play out on eBay.

    Last week, North Carolina eBay user lace_thongs35 thought she was putting up an everyday, 80s-era Nintendo Entertainment System (together with five games) up on the popular auction site. But less than an hour after the first bid, the price was over $6,000 -- and on Wednesday, when the auction closed, the final selling price topped $13,000.

    Why? Not the console itself, but one of the games bundled with it -- a deeply obscure 1987 release called Stadium Events, a highly sought-after collectors' item. But it wasn't even the game itself that was worth the bulk of the money -- it was the original cardboard box, which collectors value at a breathtaking $10,000. Fewer than 10 complete copies of the game are thought to exist, and retro gaming aficionados consider it one of the hardest-to-find NES games ever made.

    Bet you're wishing you hadn't let Mom throw out your Nintendo collection now, eh?

    Old Nintendo system sells for $13,105 - Plugged In - Yahoo! Games
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    Eat Lead!!! Old Nintendo system sells for ,105 Ironstreets's Avatar
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    :eek: wow!!! im mad...i still got my nintendo..i aint got the box for it tho or for the games..but damn 13k she hit a lick for real

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    I LOVE WALE, LUPE & CUDI Old Nintendo system sells for ,105 Orchid's Avatar
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    i still have mine and a few games including duck hunt and the gun i wonder how much i could get hmmmmm
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