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    Contra - Wata 9.6 A+ Sealed [Rev-A, Round SOQ], NES Konami 1988 USA. Thanks to the cool cover art, the great (if difficult) gameplay, and the dynamic two-player simultaneous mode, Contra is one of the most iconic games in the NES library, and this is a beautiful example at Wata 9.6 A+--one of the better copies we've seen! We sold a Wata 9.8 A+ back in July for $150,000, and with Contra being one of the strongest IPs of the era, we expect this lot to draw strong interest from bidders as well. The game popularized the "Konami Code" that was introduced in Gradius that gave players 30 lives at the beginning of the game. Konami debuted Contra in the arcades in 1987, but the game really found its audience at home with the NES port. The box illustration is by Bob Wakelin, who did the cover art for the computer version of Midnight Resistance, which is similar to Contra.


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    October, 2021
    29th-31st Friday-Sunday
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