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"Nintendo of America Inc. 1984" gym bag very rare

Nov 08 at 5:29:40 PM
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Price check on this Nintendo gym bag? I've never seen another one like it. I got it while working at Nintendo.



Nov 08 at 5:44:45 PM
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If you want to roll the dice, and actually want to sell it, put it up for auction like I did with that little Legend of Zelda stamp.

But if one of these has never sold, and you've never seen another one... who knows!  

(also, the provenance is worth something by itself, in your case, obviously!)

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Edited: 11/08/2018 at 05:45 PM by arch_8ngel

Nov 08 at 5:58:59 PM
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Was there any bottom insert piece inside the duffel bag?

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Nov 08 at 6:43:26 PM
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Sweet I need a new gym bag!

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Nov 08 at 7:14:31 PM
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Howard has been digging deep into his closet lately, I love it!

Nov 08 at 7:36:48 PM
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Howard feel free to make a thread in collectors corner if you just want to show off any cool stuff you have, a lot of your items might not have any known value and most of us would be very interested in just seeing them. 

Plus, you might get an offer that would be difficult to say no to  


Edited: 11/08/2018 at 07:37 PM by MrWunderful

Nov 08 at 8:26:47 PM
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$150-200 range, with a letter from you maybe $300

Nov 08 at 8:32:04 PM
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Howard, you getting ready for retirement?  

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Nov 09 at 6:30:55 AM
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Early NOA employee merch. This. is. AMAZING!!!!

Nov 09 at 8:33:12 AM
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Originally posted by: MrWunderful

Howard feel free to make a thread in collectors corner if you just want to show off any cool stuff you have, a lot of your items might not have any known value and most of us would be very interested in just seeing them. 

Plus, you might get an offer that would be difficult to say no to  

I second this request.

As you are well aware, people around here can get a bit CRAZY for these vintages, official odds and ends.  If for no other reason than having documentation of this stuff, having a post outlining these items, whether you want to sell them or not, would be very beneficial for historical reference.

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Nov 09 at 9:43:37 AM
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I am definitely classified as one of those people CRAZY for Cocoa Puffs.....

Nov 09 at 1:36:32 PM
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Originally posted by: Nes Gangsta

Was there any bottom insert piece inside the duffel bag?
nope

 

Nov 09 at 1:39:57 PM
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Originally posted by: MrWunderful

Howard feel free to make a thread in collectors corner if you just want to show off any cool stuff you have, a lot of your items might not have any known value and most of us would be very interested in just seeing them. 

Plus, you might get an offer that would be difficult to say no to  
Collector's corner for just showing off, yes but... since I am interested in getting NA member's price check guestimates isn't this the appropriate forum? (you tell me  

 

Nov 09 at 1:43:53 PM
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Originally posted by: Gamemaster Howard
 
Originally posted by: MrWunderful

Howard feel free to make a thread in collectors corner if you just want to show off any cool stuff you have, a lot of your items might not have any known value and most of us would be very interested in just seeing them. 

Plus, you might get an offer that would be difficult to say no to  
Collector's corner for just showing off, yes but... since I am interested in getting NA member's price check guestimates isn't this the appropriate forum? (you tell me  

 

Technically yes, but this is a bit of a special situation. Price check doesnt get as much traffic as CC, so there is a better chance at input from someone who may not visit price check as often. Plus you probably have stuff most of us havent seen, and that is preferable to be in CC just for historical reasons. 

No one will say anything if you ask for additional pricing check information in a thread in CC. 
 

Nov 09 at 1:48:14 PM
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Originally posted by: MrWunderful
 
Originally posted by: Gamemaster Howard
 
Originally posted by: MrWunderful

Howard feel free to make a thread in collectors corner if you just want to show off any cool stuff you have, a lot of your items might not have any known value and most of us would be very interested in just seeing them. 

Plus, you might get an offer that would be difficult to say no to  
Collector's corner for just showing off, yes but... since I am interested in getting NA member's price check guestimates isn't this the appropriate forum? (you tell me  

 

Technically yes, but this is a bit of a special situation. Price check doesnt get as much traffic as CC, so there is a better chance at input from someone who may not visit price check as often. Plus you probably have stuff most of us havent seen, and that is preferable to be in CC just for historical reasons. 

No one will say anything if you ask for additional pricing check information in a thread in CC. 
 
Makes sense - thx!

 

Nov 09 at 4:52:02 PM
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I was thinking around $100 but, not much Nintendo of America merch is dated 1984. You average person in NA was unaware of Nintendo until the NES hit the home console market.

$250.

Nov 09 at 5:36:59 PM
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Originally posted by: ne$_pimp

I was thinking around $100 but, not much Nintendo of America merch is dated 1984. 
This would basically be merch for them as an arcade game manufacturer.
 

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Nov 09 at 6:08:39 PM
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Originally posted by: arch_8ngel
 
Originally posted by: ne$_pimp

I was thinking around $100 but, not much Nintendo of America merch is dated 1984. 
This would basically be merch for them as an arcade game manufacturer.
 
Almost correct ; ) by 1984 Nintendo of America was also distributing Game & Watch hand-held electronic games in addition to Arcade games...
 

Nov 09 at 7:56:24 PM
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My point was Nintendo was not the house hold name that folks would later become familiar with. Growing up in the 80's and 90's I remember parents using Nintendo as another word for playing video games.

Nov 09 at 9:59:18 PM
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If it's for sale I'd be interested

Nov 10 at 7:44:19 PM
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Did someone say game and watch related????