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#1 Grig OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:32 PM

Hi. Just wondering if the Atari 8 bit black carts have actual variations in their labels (the light vs the dark, yellow lettering vs yellow lettering) or if it's just sun damage or age. Thanks.

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Posted Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:48 PM

It's just sun damage. In all my years collecting A8 carts, I've never opened a sealed box up to find one that has anything other than the usual dark coloring, anyway. But I've found plenty of the sun-damaged ones (some of which have color patterns indicating they were partially in shadow).

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Posted Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:06 PM

I've seen some variation in the printing right out of the box but I think they might fade as well.

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Posted Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:57 PM

Oops, I missed that part of the question. You're right, as far as the lettering there does seem to be some variation.

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Posted Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:02 PM

Yeah, I put yellow vs yellow but I really meant yellow vs orange.




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