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Is there a database of the box contents for different versions of NES games?

I've recently become interested in collecting old NES games. I'm trying to find an original NES Legend of Zelda game CIB. However, I'm having trouble distinguishing different versions of the game. All ...
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How do you recognize an early production model Commodore 64?

The Commodore 64 was the most popular single retro-computer produced, probably selling something like 15 million units. Clearly, the C64 is not "rare", but early revisions from 1982 are highly prized ...
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Found an IBM 5291. What is it, from when, and how much is it worth?

So, I found one of these: (It's as if it's new, it wasn't ever used, it sat on a bookshelf next to an old CRT monitor, it also has every part). On the front there's a small gray box with the text ...
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How do you determine the value of vintage computer equipment?

I have a number of items (among them, old (80s) Apple memorabilia and a nylon flag that's about 2m², featuring the Cupertino font). I'm thinking of selling these (possibly in conjunction with some ...