NES Nintendo World Championship cartridge sells for almost $100,000 on eBay

Completely insane. But then again, this is a super rare NES cartridge from the Nintendo World Championships, where players competed in Super Mario Bros., Tetris and other games. Apparently, there are only about 40 of these left in the world.

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Here’s the description of the item from the eBay page:

This is your chance to own the Super RARE Nintendo World Championship Cart for the NES!!!! As you can see by the pictures, this is an authentic, true to life original cart; no reproduction cart here.

Obviously, you’ll immediately notice the ripped label. This is quite unfortunate but happened many decades ago by this point in time. No one knows the exact number of this cart (as each NWC cart was individually labeled upon production) as it appears in the upper left-hand corner of the cart label. This is known as the infamous “Mario” NWC cart that someone probably wrote on there long ago not having a clue what they actually had. Still, case in point, this is an authentic, original NWC cart from the championship back in the early 90s. The cart plays just fine and may some day be worth much more if someone decides to investigate a forensics lab’s involvement to see if they can determine the official number by running tests on the cart.

A must for Nintendo collectors, which I can attest to since I’ve been one for over 25 years. Those that walk in NES circles will relate my name with honesty and integrity but feel free to ask for references if you doubt my authenticity. These carts are near impossible to find anywhere so don’t let this pass you by! All my games are in working order.

It sold for $99,902.00. Can’t see how this isn’t a simple prank. Anyway, more details available via Game Informer.

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