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If you remember, around the dawn of the new year I reported on how a chap from America called Michael Thomasson claimed the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest game collection, with over 10,607 titles on show. Well the record now belongs to someone else – because he has sold it all for a whopping $750,020.
While the opening bid was just $1 thereby allowing anyone in on the grand prize, the bidding war soon devolved into a two horse race between two anonymous users, before ending almost a week later (the entire roll of bids, along with pictures of the sheer size of the collection can be seen on the bidding page). If you ask me, I’d say even at three-quarters of a million dollars, that’s a pretty good deal given the rarity of some of the games included.
Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the whole affair is that this is the third time that Thomasson has sold off his collection, and he is looking to start it all up once again. Credit to the guy for perseverance – my collection over 23 years is barely less than 1% of his old one! Continue reading WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE FOR 16TH – 22ND JUNE