Big Commodore PET Haul - trades? for sale?

From: TheDM <>
Date: Sun Mar 28 06:54:23 1999

I am very interested in haveing a complete PET System, and I don't mind
paying shipping.
-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Spence <>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Sunday, March 28, 1999 4:57 AM
Subject: Re: Big Commodore PET Haul - trades? for sale?

>I only seem to only have time to catch up with me mail once a week or so.
>I just found your post to the ClassicCmp list about the PETs. Are they
>all gone yet?
>Where are you located? Toronto area? Shipping PET stuff would be very
>expensive, I think. If I had a friend in Toronto I'd send him over to
>grab whatever you've got. :)
>The SuperPET is especially nice. A friend of mine has one, with an 8050
>or 8250 (don't remember which) and all the language software and manuals.
>I've been looking for a BASIC 4 system and DOS 2 or higher disk drive for
>a while. All of my PET stuff is more antiquated then the stuff you've got
>on the list.
>A 4032 and an 8250 would be ideal. I like the small 40-column screens.
>On Sun, 21 Mar 1999, Chandra Bajpai wrote:
>> This weekend I bought someones entire Commodore Collection. The reason I
>> bought the collection was they were unwilling to break it up, so I've got
>> find homes for most of these machines.
>> (I only am keeping one)
>> - 1 Commodore SuperPET
>> - 10 CPUs: Commodore 8032, 4032, 4016
>> - 1 Spare part machine, 2 extra motherboards, ROMs etc.
>> - 8 Disk Drives: 4040, 8050 and quite a few 8250s (I didn't know these
>> existed)
>> - Commodore printers + one daisy wheel
>> - Commodore Test diskettes, repair schematics + procedures
>> (including some stuff that never made it to the market)
>> - Lots of manuals...even an original 1976 MOS Technology 6502 programming
>> manual in as new condition!
>> - Lots of software (even some SuperPet stuff)
>> - Compute magazine from 1980-1983 in as new condition
>> - Commodore PET Literature
>> This stuff came out of school computer labs and some stuff when Commodore
>> Canada shut down.
>> All the machines seem to work OK...pretty good shape for being close to
>> years old.
>> Need some TLC...they have various school names in marker on the side.
>> So I need to find homes for these PCs....they are taking up a lot of room
>> my basement.
>> I'm need to sell them...This list gets first crack at them...I'll
>> interesting
>> trades too...
>> My overall want list:
>> NeXT, KIM-1, A working S-100 and/or CP/M System, Lisa, Tesla coil,
>> telescopes, night vision gear, GPS, Oscilloscope, Lotus Esprit SE,
>> items, or anything other interesting items.
>Doug Spence
Received on Sun Mar 28 1999 - 06:54:23 BST

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