Ultimate Chimera for Sale!
March 7th, 2012 | Auctions
Yesterday I posted a couple rare pieces of EarthBound merchandise that hit eBay while I wasn’t looking – it turns out a bunch more stuff also sold without anyone realizing it!
- Rare EarthBound Photographic Slide – sold for $700
- EarthBound Pog Set – sold for $399
- EarthBound In-Store Promo Display – sold for $375, never seen this before
Man, these items are a treasure trove 😯
Speaking of the in-store display stuff, there’s one for sale still:
It seems this is how the seller came across all these rare promo items:
Most of these items came directly from the company which designed Nintendo’s displays and boxes from the pre-NES days through the Gamecube days, when Nintendo decided to start designing items in-house. In 2009, I stumbled across the owner of the company in Seattle, Washington. His company was planning on moving locations, and he was cleaning out the company’s storage locker, full of displays and samples that he had saved through the years. Unfortunately, most of the items designed by the company were thrown in the trash as the company only had a limited storage area to keep items. Contained in the locker were one of a kind items, employee merchandise, and rare store displays. I offered to purchase the locker from him, and he agreed.
Talk about a collector’s dream!
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10 Comments to Some More Rare Items
- KingOfSwords: The Memories civer looks beautiful ;.;
- BoaTransistor: I got the Memories cover this year. In my factual opinion, it is the best-looking EarthBound cover they’ve released yet.
- Globulous: I picked up the Memories cover and planner while I was in Japan, it should be interesting to note that the pocket on the back of the...
- RalahTama: This thread is bad, I’m making it about Talah Rama now. My favorite thing about Talah Rama is his wise, knowing eyes. What’s...
- Anonymous: @adex SJW much?