Rarest/Most Interesting Piece of your Retro collection?

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Call me curious, I wanted to see what everyone's rarest and/or most interesting piece in their Retro game collection is. Multiple examples are fine if you have more than one! This can be anything from a game, console, accessory, promotional stuff, unreleased stuff or just something that had a fun story attached to it!

Give us the deets people!
 

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mine's a pretty minty (if not repainted) gameboy light, its not one of those limited edition ones, just a plain gold one.
No.2 is a pokemon center tokyo gameboy color.
 

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My "collection" pretty much *all* stuff that people under 20 would consider retro. Mostly old Japanese consoles, i.e. AV Fami and Super Famicoms, N64's, Gamecube & stuff. Have some of the old Club Nintendo stuff including the Game&Watch Ball, and a sealed copy of the Majora's Mask soundtrack CD.

Probably most interesting thing is the 4 brand new in the bag OEM replacement N64 joysticks.
 

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Honestly I don't know. Anything retro I have I largely aged into; I don't generally trade anything post 16 bit era and have a lot I never traded even before then. Already had everything that came my way during the rush 15-20something years ago and prices have gone north since then. Don't have anything really fun like arcade cabinets or neo geo.
To that end it is quite possible I have something stupidly rare and expensive (it is how I found out about N64 stuff being expensive when I randomly stumbled onto a thread around here and people complaining about things I had left in a box in my cupboard for the years since).

Personally I am more interested in the weird and wonderful accessories from around then. To that end I have a multiface3 https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/1000274
Did have some pictures around here but they might also have been on filetrip so probably now only in my camera.
 

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I have a factory sealed copy of Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. It's a kind of random one to have completely sealed, but it probably makes it rarer than most things I have?

I also have a copy of Valkrie Profile for the PS1, which appears to be going for a massively insane 400+ USD on eBay, yikes
 
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I have a PC-Engine Super CDrom2, they are quite rare outside Japan. Thing is the drive no longer spins up :(
It boots up and shows the bios screen but no movement or noise from the drive.
 
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Not home to check currently, and can only remember a fraction of what I have. But probably my two things I currently own that could be considered rare is two working Virtual Boys that my dad had in the attic that I found one day with a number of games. And less rare, but very interesting to me was the 10th anniversary of Sonic Adventure 2 for the DreamCast had a special edition which I had to have when I found out about it!

Did I buy a DreamCast because of one game? Yes, because I love that friggin game :rofl2:
 

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I have a regular game boy color and that's the most interesting part of my collection. Not rare at all. To be fair, I've only just started collecting
 
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a c64 that wat used to crack games in the 80's has the original cracking group sticker on it
command and conquer online big box / halloween harry big box
i think thats it for me
 

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As I do consider the GBA /retro/:
* My F2A + Cable (got it in 2014 where I thought I couldn't get one)
* My BattlechipGates for EXE4(x2),EXE5(x2) and EXE6(x1)
* SuperRetroAdvance
The other stuff is not so rare. K101's can both be found if you look.

Now to find that elusive "G-Bank"
 
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A lot of things, but my pride and joy is my Twilight Zone Pinball machine.

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My Atari 2600 PAL has board revision 1 and was built by hand in sunnyvale, CA November of 1979 for the first shipment of PAL Atari into Europe (UK) in holiday season in 1979.

I purchased it from an antiquary in Germany. PSU was kaputt. New voltage regulator, new PSU rectifier capacitors and BAM. Its alive and kicking.
 
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Only thing I have is a copy of Rhythm Tengoku on the GBA.
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I wass able to get it at a really good price (~$30 AUD iirc). Though it save broke when I dumped the ROM to use on my 3DS, but oh well (it's a rhythm game, so I don't think matters hehe).
 

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Only thing I have is a copy of Rhythm Tengoku on the GBA.
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I wass able to get it at a really good price (~$30 AUD iirc). Though it save broke when I dumped the ROM to use on my 3DS, but oh well (it's a rhythm game, so I don't think matters hehe).

Woah, I didn't know you could put a gba cartridge on a 3ds to play it
 

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