|To be honest, I didn't notice this until it was pointed out|
This seems to be the only place where this particular Sega logo is used, as the box art in New Zealand for both the system and the games bear the familiar biline version.
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This is the New Zealand release of the first SG-1000 game, Borderline
One further clue can be found on Grandstand's early cassette software for the SG-1000's microcomputer cousin - the SC-3000 (a companion SC-3000 hardware guide coming soon-ish [probably]). The "Grandstand" logo itself is sometimes displayed with a triline font, rather than the more common single solid line. It seems like this alternative stylistic choice was also used for the Sega 1000 logo.
|An example of the triline font on early cassette software|
|Compare this against the single line font used on the|
In any case, we have now drawn attention to a newly re-discovered, but very uncommon Sega logo, only used once in New Zealand during 1983.
*New Zealand accent