$100,088 for Rare Nintendo Video Game
Big Bids for Scarce Nintendo World Championship Gold CartFebruary 4, 2014
By James Massey
(Source: WhatSellsBest.com) - A rare Video Game Cartridge from the 1990 Nintendo World Championship (Gold Cart) has fetched $100,088.
According to the eBay seller who sold the cartridge; "Only 26 Gold carts were made for the Nintendo Power Magazine NWC giveaway. This is known as the infamous "GOLD" NWC cart and are super super rare. Still, case in point, this is an authentic, original NWC Gold cart from the Nintendo Power Magazine championships giveaway back in the early 90s. The cart plays just fine and will be worth much much more in the future as no one actually knows if all 26 gold carts are still around." (See what else the seller had to say... in the eBay listing)
Just last week The Mirror reported another rare Nintendo (cartridge) had fetched $100,000 (on eBay). But the sale fell-through after the buyer retracted their winning-bid, claiming their purchase had been made by mistake. That game has since been relisted on eBay with a buy it now price of $65,000.
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Auction Data & Statistics
The Nintendo World Championship Gold Cart (Video Game) received 71 bids from 31 bidders over the course of 10 days. The opening bid on January 25, was $4,999. The final bid was $100,088. The auction ended on Tuesday, February 4 (2014), at 4:53pm Pacific Standard Time.
For more information and close-up photos of the video game cartridge see; **eBay auction listing; #281253143194 (auction links may expire after 90 days).
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