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From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Tue Aug 3 14:00:11 1999

> > A 99/4A can range from USD 2,- (just the unit in used condition)
> > up to USD 30-70 (New, unused, original packed, never opened with
> > no damages on the box). PS: The white units may score way higher

> Hans, I don't know about you wacky Germans, but any American paying
> USD$30-70 for a TI-99/4a in ANY condition would be a fool and a half.
> Maybe if it was gold plated, or the President used it to fondle an intern,
> then maybe. But I just passed up on two TI-99/4a's in the box without
> even a second thought.

> New, unused, original packaging and never opened with no damage to the box
> is not hard to find (ok, except for "never opened", but still). Maybe
> USD$10-$25.

Just catch the next for me (never opened!)

TI wasn't the real big thing over here.

> > in Europe, since they never where sold in masses over here. PPS:
> > a Ti 99/4 (no A) will also range higher, especialy when in mint/
> > unused condition.

> I just paid $90 for future reference. A bit more than I wanted to pay but
> then how many 99/4's does one come across? In my experience of collecting
> for many years, the answer is not many at all.

USD 90,- is quite high - it may need a second thought.

> > A Timex/Sinclair may earn you USD 2-5 (used, with PS) or score
> > a whooping USD 50,- as a new never opened box.

> Repeat same discussion as above. You can buy new ZX-81's from that zebra
> website for US$29 or whatever it is.

Well, you might notice, in both cases that the high prices
are ment for top notch stuff, and, as my mother said:
Every day a dumb one lifts his head - you just have to catch him...
(As I have seen the original question was about for what he might
sell his stuff (jep, of course, take an auction (rarerarerare:)))


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