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"Coleco - The Complete History" hardback book coming June 2016


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http://www.booqcpublishing.com/index.php?id_product=1&controller=product

 

$35.99

 

For the very first time, discover the fascinating and detailed history of one of the video game industry first player. From a leather supplier company, learn how the humble Connecticut Leather Company become the tentacular Coleco Industries and conquered the toys and electronic games business.

Available in June 2016

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I'm going to guess that there's a lot of non-video game material in this book.  Cabbage Patch Kids especially.  Seems like electronics only came near the end of their history.  And the failure of Adam killed them off.  I've always been intrigued with Coleco....if they'd  have just stuck with Colecovision and not bothered with Adam...would they have survived?  According to all that I've read, CV sold well up to the very end of it's existence. 

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