If you’re a diehard NES cartridge collector and have $150,000 laying around, this The Legend of Zelda prototype just might be what you’ve been searching for your entire life. According to the seller, it “is a complete version [and] does not differ from the released version; the simple label reads “HP NOA 2-23-87 Legend of Zelda” – the actual release of the game was August 22nd 1987.” Continue reading for more pictures and information.

If you google NES Zelda Proto you will see the history of this particular cart. I will be happy to add pics, answer questions (to the best of my ability) and field offers for this title. If you look through my 100% positive eBay history you will see I am a regular purchaser and seller of video games.

This is without a doubt the pinnacle of my collection and I challenge anyone to come up with anything more important in the video game collecting scene. Stadium Events? How many carts are out there? Hundreds. NWC Gold Cart? Again how many? There is one Prototype in the world for the NES Zelda, one prototype that started the launch of a generation of gamers and you are viewing it.

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