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whats it worth ?commodore tv games 2000k

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
having a clearout with loads of retro gaming stuff so watch ths space just trying to get an idea of this guys value its a commodore tv games 2000k console ts from around 1977 and would imagine quite rare i still have box manual which is good considering its around 32 years old
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
http://i544.photobucket.com/albums/hh349/jamstaruk/computer_2000k_01.jpg
#2
F Me Thats Goin Back
#3
raptorcigs
F Me Thats Goin Back


u remember it?
#4
nice bit of kit, looks in good order, shame you dont have the box :)
#5
Chuckles1001
nice bit of kit, looks in good order, shame you dont have the box :)


i have got the box and manual obvously has a bit of wear and tear to it
#6
Doubt it will be worth a lot as its an old machine yes and its rare (not one on eBay)but it wasn't the most popular the only thing it can be compared to is the original Atari which are not that expensive.The ones that fetch money are ones like the spectrum 48k with the rubber keys with a kempston interface for joystick anyway i think its cool and i maybe wrong but you can only guess what its worth.
#7
polly69
Doubt it will be worth a lot as its an old machine yes and its rare (not one on eBay)but it wasn't the most popular the only thing it can be compared to is the original Atari which are not that expensive.The ones that fetch money are ones like the spectrum 48k with the rubber keys with a kempston interface for joystick anyway i think its cool and i maybe wrong but you can only guess what its worth.


i think your way wrong on 1 thing the rubber keyed spectrum with kempston interface i have around 10 of them n loft
#8
sorry did not read that, still great kit

polly69 some Atari's are worth a bit i have a sunnyvale 2600 and its worth about £100 so about the same price as my Speccy 48k with rubber keys lol
#9
jamstaruk1972
i think your way wrong on 1 thing the rubber keyed spectrum with kempston interface i have around 10 of them n loft


They can go for about £100 mint still in box
#10
Chuckles1001
sorry did not read that, still great kit

polly69 some Atari's are worth a bit i have a sunnyvale 2600 and its worth about £100 so about the same price as my Speccy 48k with rubber keys lol


i had to google sunnyvale 2600

i know it as a woody i also have 1 of them boxed with manual and around 60 games rubber keyed spectrums are worth the same as those sureley not?
#11
Chuckles1001
They can go for about £100 mint still in box


mint maybe thats why then dont have any mint or in boxes :x
#12
jamstaruk1972
i think your way wrong on 1 thing the rubber keyed spectrum with kempston interface i have around 10 of them n loft


They are the ones that people pay for I'm still only talking £50 but in that world its a lot and its the peripherals like printer that are the things that fetch money and its them and the C64 that most people remember.

This console you have gave me the flash back to being a kid and playing with these and the Atari playing games like pong and tanks so i went and had a look around the web to see what it might be worth and you cant find much info let alone price the 3000 model is very rare so this maybe as rare itself. Your best bet would be to find a site that specializes in stuff like this and it maybe worth a bit to someone that wants one its the grandfather to my 360 and for that it has to be cool.
#13
Chuckles1001
sorry did not read that, still great kit

polly69 some Atari's are worth a bit i have a sunnyvale 2600 and its worth about £100 so about the same price as my Speccy 48k with rubber keys lol


Its the old ones that have the wood on them that fetch a bit the original Atari not the plastic replacement i don't remember the model numbers but its the ones that have like sticks to select stuff at the top and really for what they are they are not worth a great deal considering how much they where when they came out back then they where the equivalent of £200+.

I think people on here are misunderstanding what I'm saying the spectrum 48k in good nick with box and a few games sell for around £50 and then the extras depending on what fetch a decent sum i never said that the where worth £100s.These consoles are proper retro games and don't have the sort of playable games like the spectrum and the C64 like paperboy but they appeal to a different crowd and the price of the ZX doesn't make it rare its just a good pc that has a cult following.

http://retrothing.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/09/27/cx2600.jpg
#14
polly69
They are the ones that people pay for I'm still only talking £50 but in that world its a lot and its the peripherals like printer that are the things that fetch money and its them and the C64 that most people remember.

This console you have gave me the flash back to being a kid and playing with these and the Atari playing games like pong and tanks so i went and had a look around the web to see what it might be worth and you cant find much info let alone price the 3000 model is very rare so this maybe as rare itself. Your best bet would be to find a site that specializes in stuff like this and it maybe worth a bit to someone that wants one its the for father to my 360 and for that i has to be cool.


thanks polly i appreciate your input i hope you didnt think i was having a dig or anything ? im 37 and i dont even remember playing it lol but it was kept in loft

ive also found this for the spectrum

http://i544.photobucket.com/albums/hh349/jamstaruk/ComconProgrammableJoystickInterface.jpg

some sort of joystick interface only info i have is

Device name Comcon Programmable Joystick Interface
Year 1984
Manufacturer Frel Ltd (UK)
Type Hardware: Joystick
Original price £19.95
Blurb Programmable joystick interface for the Spectrum.


dont even remember having it either lol
#15
polly69
Its the old ones that have the wood on them that fetch a bit the original Atari not the plastic replacement i don't remember the model numbers but its the ones that have like sticks to select stuff at the top and really for what they are they are not worth a great deal considering how much they where when they came out back then they where the equivalent of £200+.

http://retrothing.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/09/27/cx2600.jpg


i remember my mum buying 1 albiet not the woody the slimline model for over 100 quid and games were 29.99 fair doos that was catalogue prices as we were poor but god knows what that sort of money would cost nowadays!!! my first amiga was £500 quid and that was a long time ago aswell
#16
jamstaruk1972
i remember my mum buying 1 albiet not the woody the slimline model for over 100 quid and games were 29.99 fair doos that was catalogue prices as we were poor but god knows what that sort of money would cost nowadays!!! my first amiga was £500 quid and that was a long time ago aswell


Back then £100 was a lot of money the only reason i remember playing them was my dad was very young 17 when i was born I'm now 33 and he loved his tech so he had all the consoles(catalogue) and i use to play them and they where great fun i use to spend hours playing them games yet today i get board very quickly even with modern consoles with new games as they don't seem to grab your attention like the old games.

I think its a case of easy come easy go today but back then my parents struggled so you had to make the best of what you had our kids today have it way easier than i ever did.
#17
jamstaruk1972
i had to google sunnyvale 2600

i know it as a woody i also have 1 of them boxed with manual and around 60 games rubber keyed spectrums are worth the same as those sureley not?


The sunnyvale is not jsut a woody, a sunnyvale is only a sunnyvale if it was made in the year it was first released, after the first year they moved prodcution to hong kong they looked the same but not a relase model, a sunnyvale is worth about 3-4 times the price if both boxed in the same condition.

I am guessing about the 48k mine is mint in box and was worth about £100 last time i looked about 3-4 years ago
#18
polly69

I think its a case of easy come easy go today but back then my parents struggled so you had to make the best of what you had our kids today have it way easier than i ever did.


+1million

just pulled a sega nomad from loft (wasnt released in this country to my knowledge) and an nec pc engine gt(jap import i think) and 7 games on flat cartriges
#19
Chuckles1001
The sunnyvale is not jsut a woody, a sunnyvale is only a sunnyvale if it was made in the year it was first released, after the first year they moved prodcution to hong kong they looked the same but not a relase model, a sunnyvale is worth about 3-4 times the price if both boxed in the same condition.

I am guessing about the 48k mine is mint in box and was worth about £100 last time i looked about 3-4 years ago


ah right i just went from the picture when i googled it will need to check exactly what i have then
#20
you should see my collection of stuff, a rough idea is

Currently I have :-
Atari 2600 (6 button Woddy sunnyvale)
Atari 2600 (4 button Woody)
Atari 2600 (Little Black number)

N.E.S
N.E.S with Rob the Robot (My GEM
Master System (Mk1 UK)
Master System (Mk2 UK)
C64
Sinclair Spectrum 48k
Loads of Game & Watches

S.N.E.S
Mega Drive (Mk1 UK)
Mega Drive (Mk2 UK)
MegaCD (MK1 UK)
MegaCD (MK2 UK)
Amiga 500+
Amiga 1200
Atari Lynx (Mk1)
Atari Lynx (Mk2)
Nomad
MultiMega

1 x PS1 (UK)
1 x PS1 (Dev)
2 x Saturn (UK & Jap)
1 x Saturn (Dev)
N64
Atari Jaguar

PS2 Slim (UK)
PS2 Phat (with network adaptor & Hard Drive)
4 x Gamecube (Dont ask lol)
2 x Dreamcast (UK & Jap)
Xbox
Gameboy Advance
Pocket NeoGeo

2 x Xbox 360 (UK 1 with 120GB HD & 1 with 20GB HD)
Wii
DS Lite (Jap)
2 x Gizmondo


Most are boxed in VVG condtion, Think that is it apart from the PCs which i have 2 on the go now and 2 more that are in the loft which can play older games better then the newer PC's due to the clock cycles. And of course all the bits and extras for them and games.

We should get a retro gaming page going lol
#21
Chuckles1001
you should see my collection of stuff, a rough idea is

Currently I have :-
Atari 2600 (6 button Woddy sunnyvale)
Atari 2600 (4 button Woody)
Atari 2600 (Little Black number)

N.E.S
N.E.S with Rob the Robot (My GEM
Master System (Mk1 UK)
Master System (Mk2 UK)
C64
Sinclair Spectrum 48k
Loads of Game & Watches

you must have a big house or big loft lol

S.N.E.S
Mega Drive (Mk1 UK)
Mega Drive (Mk2 UK)
MegaCD (MK1 UK)
MegaCD (MK2 UK)
Amiga 500+
Amiga 1200
Atari Lynx (Mk1)
Atari Lynx (Mk2)
Nomad
MultiMega

1 x PS1 (UK)
1 x PS1 (Dev)
2 x Saturn (UK & Jap)
1 x Saturn (Dev)
N64
Atari Jaguar

PS2 Slim (UK)
PS2 Phat (with network adaptor & Hard Drive)
4 x Gamecube (Dont ask lol)
2 x Dreamcast (UK & Jap)
Xbox
Gameboy Advance
Pocket NeoGeo

2 x Xbox 360 (UK 1 with 120GB HD & 1 with 20GB HD)
Wii
DS Lite (Jap)
2 x Gizmondo


Most are boxed in VVG condtion, Think that is it apart from the PCs which i have 2 on the go now and 2 more that are in the loft which can play older games better then the newer PC's due to the clock cycles. And of course all the bits and extras for them and games.

We should get a retro gaming page going lol
#22
your reply is in my msg, took me a while to find it then lol cos most of it is boxed it does store very nicely and you can jsut pile it up lol

I have some bits at my house, but most of it is filling up 1/2 my parents loft, they keep asking me to get it out of there :(
#23
wow you should work for c.s.i im drunk now so didnt notice until u posted lol
#24
jamstaruk1972
wow you should work for c.s.i im drunk now so didnt notice until u posted lol


Ditto JD & coke for me lol

I need to get some nice additions for my collection hopefully i'll find them one day lol
#25
any of the early bird crowd senn it or have 1
#26
jamstaruk1972;5910150
u remember it?

i am 3,000,000 plus
#27
polly69
Back then £100 was a lot of money the only reason i remember playing them was my dad was very young 17 when i was born I'm now 33 and he loved his tech so he had all the consoles(catalogue) and i use to play them and they where great fun i use to spend hours playing them games yet today i get board very quickly even with modern consoles with new games as they don't seem to grab your attention like the old games.

i agree with you there :thumbsup:

I think its a case of easy come easy go today but back then my parents struggled so you had to make the best of what you had our kids today have it way easier than i ever did.


very much so & today as soon as they have the newest game they want to find out the cheats :thinking:

The ole Atari played Astroids to death on it, I've got me a zx81 in the loft along with my old rubber keyed speccy 48k, ive got a key board for it, were you took the guts out of the speccy & put them into the keyboard, thermal printer, joystick & various other add ons & hundereds of games, i spent hours on it, Jet Set Willy, Attic Attack, Chuckie Egg, to name but a few, oh happy days :thumbsup: also have a 128k round me mums, she was going to give it to the charity shop :?

OP good thread btw :thumbsup:
#28
As for the value of the commodore really not sure, all i know was a couple of years back i saw one sold local to me for £80. I would imagine prices have gone up but i dont know if that was boxed or not.
#29
thanks for info star i cant even find much info on it maybe some of the evening crowd can shed some light on it
#30
jamstaruk1972
thanks for info star i cant even find much info on it maybe some of the evening crowd can shed some light on it


Some details about it here. You may get a better price by emailing one of the many commodore collectors on the internet. Just do a google search and it will bring up places like this.
#31
Chuckles1001
The sunnyvale is not jsut a woody, a sunnyvale is only a sunnyvale if it was made in the year it was first released, after the first year they moved prodcution to hong kong they looked the same but not a relase model, a sunnyvale is worth about 3-4 times the price if both boxed in the same condition.

I am guessing about the 48k mine is mint in box and was worth about £100 last time i looked about 3-4 years ago


just went and checked mine its a sunnyvale got all instructions even has envelope with letter from captain atari and a cheque for £2.50 to be used at the bank of atari or something lol
#32
jamstaruk1972
just went and checked mine its a sunnyvale got all instructions even has envelope with letter from captain atari and a cheque for £2.50 to be used at the bank of atari or something lol


Very cool, now all you have to do is avoid the erge to sell it ;) First console that grabbed me and shut me up lol

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