A vintage copy of The Terminator (1984) on VHS has sold for an unbelievable figure of $32.5k online.
The crazy purchase through ComicConnect.com saw a buyer stump up the incredible amount, though surprisingly there wasn’t even a bidding war as the item only had one offer. The buyer obviously really wanted this original VHS so badly that they seemingly bid an unbeatable price – you can pick up notable props from the movie for much less, so this price does somewhat seem a little out there.
ComicConnect and their grading system is trusted by many, so maybe, just maybe, this is one of the most pristine copies of The Terminator knocking around planet earth right now.
“Vincent Zurzolo — COO of ComicConnect.com — tells TMZ the copy of Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s “The Terminator” is from 1984, the year of its original release, fetched big bucks online, after being on the market for just 3 days.”TMZ reported
So, should Terminator Fans start hunting for original issue copies of The Terminator on VHS in the hopes of making big money? Well, do this at your own risk, we’ve never really seen VHS copies of The Terminator (even factory sealed) going for a price like this before and we doubt that most fans would be so lucky as to have this particular mystery buyer put such a high reserve on their listed item. Although, if the VHS can get a price like this today… then maybe you should hold onto your copy for another 10 years – if you have one.
Official Product Description and Grading Score by Comic Connect
Box: 9.5 GEM; Seal: 8.5 MINT; #2101786; Thorn EMI; 1st Print; 13oz Tape; See extended comments
1984 VHS Movie
In the Year of Darkness, 2029, the rulers of the planet devise the ultimate plan. They will reshape the Future by changing the Past. The plan requires something that feels no pity. No pain. No fear. They create THE TERMINATOR. A brilliant flash of light and an earsplitting explosion mark the arrival of the Terminator, a cyborg(part man, part machine) sent to present day Earth from the future on a deadly mission. His task: to kill a young woman whose life will have great significance in the decades to come. The mechanical monster from the future leaves behind him an unspeakable path of destruction. Nothing can stop the horrific TERMINATOR!
Box Corners – 9
Box Edges – 10
Box Surface – 9.5
Seal Surface – 9.5
Seal Tightness – 9.5
Corners & Edges – 7
IGS : 95.0
SOLD ON: Wednesday, 02/02/2022 6:49 PM
SOLD FOR $32,500 (1 Offer)
Would you spend this much money on a VHS copy of your favorite movie?