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Parker Brothers Atari Kiosk

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I acquired a beaten up Parker Brothers Atari 2600 Kiosk at the beginning of the year. I'm based in the UK where it was made. The unit is basically a wood and metal base with an woody 2600 inside linked up to a 24 cart switcher.

 

I cleaned it up, to the best of my ability and now have it working. The kiosk itself is in pretty good condition for it's age, there's some slight damage to it's shell and wooden sides, and the perspex cover has the back snapped off (it originally had a lock to lock it into place, i still have the extra piece).  The controller ribbon was broken/damaged, so I've made another one which is working fine but not attached to the back.

 

It works absolutely fine, however I've noticed there appears to be some carts which don't work, but again not sure if that's due to my carts or with the kiosk itself.

 

I'm thinking of selling it on, as unfortunately I don't really have the room, it's quite big! Trying to gauge interest. Image below. Any questions, please ask! 

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That is just sweet. I'm sure someone here will offer a fair price.

 

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I'm in the US but would love that kiosk to go with my Imagic kiosk.  If no one in the UK snags it and you are up for shipping we can probably make a deal :)

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I'm having difficulty even coming up with a price for one to be honest. I know I found one that sold back in '06 for over $1000. Other than that I've only seen pictures of one more online.

I was offered £550 for it from another eBay buyer when I bought it originally, and that was when it was still just a mess of dirt, cobwebs and broken cables.

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Paid about 1100usd for the Imagic kiosk last year.  Seems ballpark is still right around there.  Pretty niche market for folks like us. Not everyone has the room or the funds to procure it.

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