R.O.B. Display Unit Sells for $4K on eBay

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by prowler, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. prowler

    prowler Sony

    Jul 14, 2009
    Will the winner dare open it, we wonder?
    The Auction

    I say, congrats to the winner, looks like an awesome rare item to have but $4K? Nah, I wouldn't do it even if I had the cash [​IMG]
  2. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

    Apr 25, 2008
    SCUMM Bar
    If I had that much money, and was settled and not afraid of anything, I'd buy it.
  3. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

    Former Staff
    Oct 23, 2007
    PowerLevel: 9001
    I'd buy it. It's just epic.
  4. Danny Tanner

    Danny Tanner GBAtemp Fan

    Dec 28, 2009
    United States
    New York
    Much, much cooler than that really expensive NES game a few weeks back, this is way cool.

    This just reminded me, if you see a display you like at a game store and ask for it, they usually give it to you once the promotion is done with (at least at the four Gamestops near me in New York). I've gotten a crapload of them, just cardboard mostly (they probably wouldn't give this one away [​IMG] ) but they may be worth something sometime! Just shows it never hurts to ask!
  5. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

    May 6, 2008
    United States
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Awesome find. The only thing I have a question about, is how does the person that bought it know it's the actual display unit? For all that person knew, the seller could've constructed the casing, printed off a high-quality scan of the back panel with the images/text, bought an NES, controllers, Zapper, the 2 games, and a R.O.B. unit, and put it all together to look identical to the real thing. Nah, it's most likely the real thing.

    EDIT: Heh...Gamester81's newest video is about a different display model. Kind of funny that I saw both of these on the same day.