Goodwill worker finds rare, $  10K video game in box of donations

A Goodwill location in Texas recently discovered that a box of old video games it had received as a donation contained an incredibly rare, and valuable item. 幸好, the worker handling this particular box recognized that he had found something special.

Goodwill confirmed to Fox News that a rare copy of the Atari videogame "Air Raid" had been donated to its North Central Texas location.

Goodwill confirmed to Fox News that a rare copy of the Atari videogameAir Raidhad been donated to its North Central Texas location. (Goodwill NCT)

Goodwill confirmed to Fox News that a rare copy of the Atari videogame, “Air Raid,” had been donated to its North Central Texas location.

The game cartridge is unusual looking due to its T-shaped handle, which is why it was easy for Alex Juarez to spot. There are reportedly only 13 known copies of the game.

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Juarez’s father, a video game aficionado, was able to help identify the game and confirm that it was worth more than the average Atari game.

The game had been donated in a larger box of video games through the Goodwill’s e-commerce department. According to Shay Dial Johnson, vice president of community engagement, there’s no way to know if the person donating the game actually knew how valuable it was.

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She did say, 然而, that it’s one of the most valuable items that the e-commerce store has handled.

The game was listed on the site, where it was sold under an auction format. After being listed for just seven days, it sold for $  10,590.79.

The game was listed on the site, where it was sold under an auction format. After being listed for just seven days, it sold for $ 10,590.79.

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