World of Nintendo Globe Store Display Sign
If you’ve grown up in the 80’s/90’s and were part of the whole NES and SNES craze (as most kids were in the 80s/90s lol) then you’ll recognize this beautiful World of Nintendo Globe Store Display Sign.
It’s really a beautifully crafted display and very prominent when you would see it in stores. The words “WORLD OF” are plated with gold with the official Nintendo Seal of approval logo at the top, and the Nintendo Logo on top of a Golden Globe.
This is a highly sought out display because it’s symbolic of the power Nintendo had in the late 80s and early 90s. They’ve achieved such great heights that now they were able to tell you, “be part of our world”.
Nintendo started opening up World of Nintendo shops where gamers could test Nintendo products and buy them. These signs would have been hanged up in those stores. However, I have seen this very exact sign in Canada at shops like Zellers and Radio Shack.
Perhaps (since they both had gaming stations where they sold video games) they were able to choose in a brochure of display signs they can order for their store, which of course the World of Nintendo Globe Store Display Sign was ordered.
Generally, the shops Nintendo setup in the US is really where the whole “World of Nintendo” started as I’m sure you’ve seen other World of Nintendo displays and promo items around the web.
Here’s a bunch of images from the auction. It ends today so if you’ve been looking for this sign don’t miss out! It’s rare when they fetch below $600 and it’s current bid is $350. Best of luck to whoever’s bidding!