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Collection of (6) Magnavox Odyssey Consoles & Accesory.

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:2,500.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Collection of (6) Magnavox Odyssey Consoles & Accesory.
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This item SOLD at 2022 Oct 08 @ 15:40UTC-7 : PDT/MST
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
(Magnavox, 1972-1978) A collection of (6) Magnavox Odyssey game consoles released throughout the 1970s, with shooting gallery accessory. Magnavox truly originated the home video game industry with the Odyssey in 1972. This earliest console uses screen overlay films to play games, with removable circuit cards that change how the ball and paddle operate on screen. The shooting gallery accessory for Odyssey was produced by Nintendo as their first involvement in the video game industry and the first light gun for consoles. The Odyssey 100, released in 1975, plays tennis and hockey and has a simple buzzer for sound. The Odyssey 200, also 1975, introduced a simple on-screen scoring system, and the 500 in 1976 was the first to use color graphics. The Odyssey 2000 was 1977's initial console, with the addition of a one-player squash game. The Magnavox Odyssey 2 released in 1979 was a technological step forward with individual cartridges, sound, and color graphics. This Odyssey 2 is notably signed by Ralph H. Baer, the inventor of video games, who developed the first game system and licensed it to Magnavox. Measuring various sizes, the consoles and shooting gallery are in good to fine condition, and some within boxes in fair to fine condition. The signed Odyssey 2 is missing both controllers and power adapter and is in poor but displayable condition.