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I'm sure I've seen something about this before here, but I just picked up a Raiders of the Lost Ark cart, with the end label is all capitalized, and the letters are orange. Is that an oddity?

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I'm sure I've seen something about this before here, but I just picked up a Raiders of the Lost Ark cart, with the end label is all capitalized, and the letters are orange. Is that an oddity?

Yes it is! One of the Atari Corps mess-ups. I picked this one up because I kinda like it. It's not to valuable, but a decent label to collect. Nice little score Rick.

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Rick, does yours say "Raiders Lost Ark" or is it another lesser-known variation?

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I don't think that's the one he's talking about. There's a 1982 Atari, Inc variation with orange all caps on the end label (but spelled correctly). There's a scan of it over at Atariguide.

 

And actually, there are two variations with the "RAIDERS LOST ARK" end label. ;)

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Hey that's pretty cool! I had no idea this version existed. Rick if you have this one it's a much better score. ;)

 

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK*

 

 

That's the one! I saw that and I thought it was odd. I got that in a lot with a Video Arcade II, a telegames center with a nice cover on it, Pitfall II, some other goodies including Spy Hunter with the manual and the coupler for 9.99!

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I don't think that's the one he's talking about. There's a 1982 Atari, Inc variation with orange all caps on the end label (but spelled correctly). There's a scan of it over at Atariguide.

 

And actually, there are two variations with the "RAIDERS LOST ARK" end label. icon_wink.gif

I am not sure if I have one of the variants or if someone scanned the label trying to pull a fast one.

It is the misspelling with a different front picture label.

Does any one have scans of the second variation? Mine is different then the scan in the rarity section on this site.

I have attached pics.

Thanks

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Posted (edited)
On 3/4/2019 at 1:57 AM, Rom Hunter said:

Not that I know.

This is the best picture I have of it.

Would love to see it in more detail.

8)

Thought I would update this... I did find the owner of this display Rom Hunter has on his Atarimania site.

 

The owner is probably the most prolific collector of Indiana Jones merchandise and memorabilia. I did ask him a few questions on said piece. He mentioned that he acquired from a individual who resided in the U.K. He also stated the fellow worked at a gaming store in the '80s. I guess it's a cardboard shelf talker with Indy and the ark attached to create a quasi 3d effect. So at least we know the origin is from the U.K.

 

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