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Tamagotchi Gen1/P1 Hong Kong New Years Edition

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I am curious on how rare the 1997 Hong Kong New Years version really is? And is there an approximate number on how many were made? I have #14095. I am guessing there was 15000-20000 made.

 

Was it only sold in China and then people imported them over (like the English Colour Tamas)? Did it require preorders?

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I'm not really sure how it was released. I guess chinease people bought them online and then used them. Some sold them and put them up on eBay. That's how we get them now :)

 

I wouldn't say it's rare considering Tamagotchis such as Ocean (US) and Devil are known as the rare ones. You can buy them for a reasonable price on some sites too! In my opinion it's a slightly less common P1 :P

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That's what I was thinking myself. I came across mine for about $30 complete a few years ago and the seem to still be hovering around that price. I guess the rarity of it is over-exaggerated.

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