It seems a big deal lately that some folks have taken to collecting some of the oldest and original console game systems. Atari 2600′s are now considered antiques believe it or not, and even old Nintendo and Sega consoles are in high demand in some gamer niches. Additionally, some of the highly desirable games are also commonly sold with their respective consoles. So what is the best way to search the free online classifieds for your preferred antique or classic console?
Look for bargain or old second hand game shop ads
Some of these old stores are treasure troves for old gaming systems. You can often find not only consoles and rare peripherals, but uncommon or rarely seen or found cartridge games as well.
Locate areas that have a higher chance of more choices
Obviously larger cities may have more options. Additionally, larger cities in known high tech related areas may be a storehouse for some of the original consoles and games created.
Look for novelty or comic book stores in free online classified ads
Often these types of stores cater to a large selection of different items that may be considered novelty to some consumers. If you locate an out of the way second hand novelty store shoot them an email or pick up the phone and ask them if they sell or collect specific consoles or games you are looking for. You may be highly surprised that some of these stores may not specifically advertise their antique console wares but still may indeed sell them for the right price.
Pay close attention around the holidays and in the spring
The holidays are a common time for owners to put up for sale on free online classified ad sites their consoles or gaming to generate extra holiday funds for themselves, or even in hopes of snagging a long time seeker who may be willing to pay higher rates to supply a loved one in their life with a much desired gaming console that has been gently aged.Additionally, the spring time is also a great time to keep an eye out as some families regularly spring clean and liquidate old garage or attic items that may have been looked over for years.