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Atari Air Raid Sells for $33,433.30 Setting Record

#1 ChaseTheChuckwagon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   368 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  


Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:07 PM

We just had a complete in box Atari 2600 Air Raid sell for a record $33,433.30 over the weekend on GameGavel.com making it highest priced "consumer available" video game in history. Here is a link to the just expired auction listing for those that want to check it out.


#2 soonersfan60   Longing for retro CAG... CAGiversary!   4448 Posts   Joined 15.8 Years Ago  


Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:45 PM

Not a sale until after the seller receives verified payment. :-P

Congrats, though... I'm jealous!

#3 metaphysicalstyles   Boo this man. CAGiversary!   1588 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  


Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:51 PM

Of all the things you could get for $33k.

#4 Joshua Jude Chesser   CAG in Training CAG in Training   6 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Joshua Jude Chesser

Posted 05 November 2012 - 11:42 PM

Congrats indeed, however it's abit like gas prices! Economics are interconnected and not only will that drive up market value of the classics, it will have an impact on current game sales and value. (LUV IT EITHER WAY) LMAO Who woulda projected that value two decades ago!

#5 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1419 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

It's a bubble and it WILL burst at some point just like baseball cards, comics, beanie babies, etc. I don't think it'll crash like comics did, but I do believe that the market will settle down eventually. It's grown too big too fast. That sort of boom is almost always followed by a bust of some degree.

In the meantime, that's an insane price! O_o