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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by Ex_Mosquito » April 10th, 2014, 12:13 am

It's not expensive or rare but my most prized PCB is Shinobi. The PCB I own is the exact PCB I used to play as a 10 year old boy(o)in Big-Johns Videoshop in Newport back in 88'. PCBs come and go but this is one I have never sold since acquiring it in 97'
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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by geotrig » April 11th, 2014, 8:21 am

actually when i think of it outrun 2 prob cost me the most ,chihiro + gd easily close to 500 at the time :problem:
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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by yosai » April 11th, 2014, 9:40 am

Most expensive five from my current PCB selection;

Ketsui £500
DFK £360
Muchi Muchi Pork £360
Futari £300
DOJ £250

They all get unplayed an equal amount. :problem:

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by o1s1n » April 11th, 2014, 12:49 pm

Ibara would probably be my most expensive PCB. Followed by Alien Versus Predator and maybe Pulstar. Most of my gear would hover around the €100-€150 value range. I do not like spending much more than that on a game as I've too many hobbies to fund :lol:

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by gray117 » April 11th, 2014, 8:54 pm

Ex_Mosquito wrote:It's not expensive or rare but my most prized PCB is Shinobi. The PCB I own is the exact PCB I used to play as a 10 year old boy(o)in Big-Johns Videoshop in Newport back in 88'. PCBs come and go but this is one I have never sold since acquiring it in 97'
^ That's pretty awesome. There's your 'first one', ' one that got away', one you always wanted - got a couple of those myself... price is... whatever... boring imho - unless you scored something unexpected I suppose. But this kind of story is great; congrats on making it yours.

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by neogeomvs » April 14th, 2014, 6:26 pm

Pleasuregoal MVS for me (about £135). Very hard game to get. Other than that, few games about £90 to £100, The Simpson, AVP...

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by CTN » April 16th, 2014, 1:11 pm

The most expensive: Espgaluda 2 (new from Fujita)
The one hurt most by depreciation: Espgaluda 2

My most prized posession: V-V in complete Kit form (haven't played the game in at least 4 years :palm: )

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by gundarN » April 16th, 2014, 9:07 pm

I don't have any particularly high value games, but I do like my R-Type, R-Type II and R-Type Leo boards. Feels good to have them all (Armed Police Unit Gallop doesn't count as it's a bit ****).
I even have a nice R-Type III and R-Type Final (which is a little dull), but no R-Type Δ (yet)...
I like my Splatterhouse too.
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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by RoZioN » April 17th, 2014, 7:00 am

The PCB I payed most for, Mushihimesama Futari 1.5 500 EUR when it was peaking, now its around 300?
The planet Harriers setup I just bought ended up in the same region, around 400 EUR.


Love both games though so not too bummed about the prices.

I also have a Splatterhouse PCB which now thanks to Blomman is working :D SH was priced at 35k Y at MAK this summer so I think its also considered on the pricey side ;)

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by Chempop » April 17th, 2014, 7:33 am

I have an Akuu Gallet which I cleared, very proud of that since very few people have done it.
It could be pried from my hands for the right price, but I'd hate to see it sit on collectors shelf never to be played :problem:

DDP is never going anywhere however. 8-)

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by cthulhu » April 17th, 2014, 8:29 am

RoZioN wrote:The PCB I payed most for, Mushihimesama Futari 1.5 500 EUR when it was peaking, now its around 300?
The planet Harriers setup I just bought ended up in the same region, around 400 EUR.


Love both games though so not too bummed about the prices.
Prices of most games fluctuate over the years (some more than others), I also don't really care that most of my games have lost their value...the only thing that matters is that you've had fun with the game.
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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by Chempop » April 17th, 2014, 8:38 am

the only thing that matters is that you've had fun with the game.
I basically agree, but it does kinda suck when something you spent big bucks on depreciates while others such as like Fireshark go from $50 to $500 in a few years time (if that happens to be a game you are after or sold back in the day. That's how collecting goes though, I wish I had a few years head start with my arcade addiction, but I'm also very happy to see a growing global interest in cabs and specifically shooters, even if that does mean that it hurts my wallet more.

It is odd how something like Galuda2 can plummet so hard, while Rade has stayed fairly steady, and other fluctuate up and down, or up, up , and UP to unreasonable prices. I hear DDP is $900 at japanese PCB shops currently. :mad:

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by manimani » April 18th, 2014, 3:58 am

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by darkcrono » April 21st, 2014, 2:41 pm

Mushihime Sama would be for me :awe:

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by griffo83x » April 26th, 2014, 11:08 pm

my most expensive pcbs are
rtype
rtype 2
rtype leo
ghouls n ghosts
the punisher

all fantastic games :)

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by trap15 » April 27th, 2014, 12:26 am

Thunder Dragon 2, no doubt about it.

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by trenog » May 4th, 2014, 1:19 am

Most Expensive one I've got is my Turtles in Time board. Don't really play it at all but I'm happy to own the nostalgia of those times I played it when I was young :D

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by cRacKh0rN » May 5th, 2014, 4:48 pm

Most expensive: Muchi Muchi Pork
Most prized: Ibara. I got the entire kit for £160 posted. How times have changed!

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Re: Most expensive / prized pcb

Post by mozie » May 19th, 2014, 10:40 pm

Most expensive progear, most prized, probably bombjack because my brother was always better at that game than me back in the day and finally over 20 years later I can score higher :D

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