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Value of multi game arcades?

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So I just recently bought a large lot of arcades, and unfortunately a good bunch are cabinet conversions to multi arcades. They have either jamma 60 in 1 board or the Elf game Jamma board.
 

They work, just need some clean up, touch ups and probably button adjustments.
 

Anybody has experience with selling these? I have no interest in them if they dont have original hardware.

How much should I price each? Or at least to know value to trade for actual original arcades.

 

Thanks!

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Full disclosure: I'm not personally involved in the arcade collecting scene/market, but based on what I've heard through the years, you may find that certain individual parts of those cabinets would sell for just as much as - or more than - the whole thing.  In particular, if they have real arcade monitors (i.e., not LCDs) that are in good working order, those would probably fetch more of a premium on their own than the entire 60-in-1 assembly would.  

 

Another thing would be cabinets.  For example, if one of them is a Nintendo cabinet that has been converted to a 60-in-1, and the cabinet is in good shape, then the stripped down cabinet might fetch more on its own, because it would enable some collector to piece together an authentic Donkey Kong or Mario Bros.  

 

In examples like these, only the real/classic parts have any value to much of the market - the rest of the stuff is just a nuisance.  It's kind of analogous to how you might find a certain cartridge on eBay that you really want, but the seller wants to sell it as part of a lot with 50 other carts that you don't want or care about. 

 

 

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Yeah Reddit Arcade guys mentioned about 250-350 bucks which I what I thought they would be valued at. Now I do got a couple of original cab conversions that I plan to convert back.

 

By the way, A couple I haven't been able to test because they have these weird screws shutting the back panel, any recognize what bit they are so I can go buy them?

 

These 2 seem to be original cabs, Exterminator for Taito and Aero Fighters Neo Geo.

 

 

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7 hours ago, PikoInteractive said:

Yeah Reddit Arcade guys mentioned about 250-350 bucks which I what I thought they would be valued at. Now I do got a couple of original cab conversions that I plan to convert back.

 

By the way, A couple I haven't been able to test because they have these weird screws shutting the back panel, any recognize what bit they are so I can go buy them?

 

These 2 seem to be original cabs, Exterminator for Taito and Aero Fighters Neo Geo.

 

 

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Lol was able to unscrew it with the smallest wrench I had.

 

 

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