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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...
Sunday, May 16, 2021
Nintendo Napoleon playing cards
In Nintendo's early playing card manufacturing days, they carried a number of different brand names and trade marks. It's a familiar...
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Nintendo company guide 2019
In 2019 Nintendo released another instalment in their (almost) yearly series of booklets created for prospective employees of Nintendo of Ja...
Friday, May 14, 2021
Nintendo company guides overview 1999-2020
Over the last twenty years, Nintendo has released a new company guide (almost) every year. These are well designed booklets about what goes ...
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