Photo of Smithsonian microcomputer exhibit

From: James Willing <>
Date: Tue Feb 24 22:04:21 1998

At 09:57 PM 2/24/98 -0500, you wrote:
>At 06:54 PM 2/24/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>> A friend of mine was recently in D.C. and took this
>>> photo of the Microcomputer exhibit in the Smithsonian
>>> Museum. I recognize the Altair and the Sol but what
>>> is the Apple prototype sitting on the table? Here is the
>>> link to the photo...
>Thinking out loud:
>I wonder what the market would be for an Apple I replica?

Depends on how precise you wanted to be. As I've found out in checking
into parts for a person that has one with a slight malfunction, there are
parts of pure 'unobtainium' used in the Apple I. A replication would
probably require some redesign around the impacted parts.


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