ebay - Minivac 601, 1st pers. digital computer 1960s

From: Marvin <marvin_at_rain.org>
Date: Wed Dec 16 16:45:50 1998

Doug Yowza wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Dec 1998, Marvin wrote:
> > What is the price you ask? Well, I have always wanted to travel the world
> > and see what kinds of computers are available in the lesser known parts of
> > the world ... like Europe. And of course, spending money will be required.
> Done deal. We're sending you to live with Hans (Munich) and Hans
> (Grenoble) who will show you the most mind-blowing array of computers you
> have ever seen (assuming you haven't been to Moffet Field). How long
> would you like to stay?
> (Don't worry Hanses, there's a Soroc terminal in it for each of you!)

As I told Sam, we sure are a generous group! I saw the collection at Moffet
Field and in all seriousness, it sure was impressive. I heard somewhere
that permanent facilities have been established. Do you know if this is
true, and if so, when it will open to the public? That collection is a
*must see* for anyone interested in the history of computing!
Received on Wed Dec 16 1998 - 16:45:50 GMT

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