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Sunday, March 27, 2022
Nintendo leaflet in 1975 toys trade magazine
In a recent post we explored the catalogue of Nintendo products as it was back in September 1971, at which time Nintendo had completed the ...
Monday, February 21, 2022
Nintendo Grab the Blocks campaign (1970s)
I recently added an interesting promotional item to my collection of vintage Nintendo games and toys. The item I am talking about, is th...
Monday, November 1, 2021
This 1971 price list shows the full product range of Nintendo fifty years ago
After their early days producing mainly Hanafuda and other playing cards, and temporarily side-stepping into various other markets in the 1...
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Nintendo Love Tester ad sign (ca 1969)
In today's post we will take a look at a very special item in my collection: a sign used to promote the Nintendo Love Tester (ラブテスター) f...
Friday, June 25, 2021
The one that almost got away: Nintendo Time Bomb (タイムボーン, 1965)
Earlier this week, an online sale on Yahoo Auctions Japan made some heads turn in Nintendo collector circles. Firstly, because the final bi...
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