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One vs. Two Piece Parker Brothers Boxes



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  1. 1. Which Parker Brothers box would you rather have?

    • One-Piece Box
    • Two-Piece Box

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I was thinking about the Parker Brothers boxes for the Colecovision and I remembered that they released two diferent kinds of boxes. In order to see which box is favored, I've set up this poll, and I'm curious to see which box gets more votes. Note: This poll is just for which box design is better, not for the games released in the boxes.


If I had to pick one it'd be the Two-Piece boxes, as I think they are more unique.

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They're also more durable than the regular boxes

This! Those boxes were so strong and well put together. Look at how many of them have stood the test of time over the years. You still see plenty of the 2-piece boxes come up on eBay in great condition!

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  • 2 years later...

I know this is an old thread but since when did Parker Brothers ever release a single piece box for Q-Bert on the Colecovision?

I am now finding all these so called NEW and unused cartridges on EBay and they are using single piece reproductions for sure.


Print a box, put in a cartridge from the thrift store and taa daa you just earned $150 for a mint cartridge.


Of course you aren't about to break the seal just to find out there is a copy of Atari 2600 ET inside that might not even work.

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Parker Bros. released a number of their games using the 1 piece box. There is no conspiracy and Q*bert is a $15-$20 game in CIB form no matter if it is the 1 or 2 piece style box.


Read thru the CV & Adam Collectors List that is pinned at the top of this forum. That will answer all your questions.

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