Get Your Atari 2600 for the low low Price of $138.88 in 1980

My family had two local newspapers delivered every day and I would stare at all the Atari ads and dream about the day the price would drop to a price low enough for my family to pick one up. King Norman’s Toy Kingdom was nowhere near my house, but that price was right on target.

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One thought on “Get Your Atari 2600 for the low low Price of $138.88 in 1980

  1. I love how in the ad it shows a 1977/78 Atari 2600 heavy sixer. I think by 1980 they were only selling the light sixer or 4 switch models. At any rate, still a pretty cool advertisement from back in the day. Now get off my lawn :)

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