Do I look Rich ?

From: Gary Hildebrand <>
Date: Tue Jun 27 00:34:57 2000

Hello Mark

On 26-Jun-00, you wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John R. Keys Jr. <>
> To: <>
> Date: Monday, June 26, 2000 4:01 PM
> Subject: Do I look Rich ?
>> Had a guy e-mail me that wanted to sell a Osborne (do not which model)
>> but he wanted $3,500 and was not sure if it worked. That's what happens
>> when you get your name in the paper. If anyone else wants it let me
>> know.
>> John Keys
> Did you tell him that computers are an investment that don't normally
> appreciate from their original purchase price (with the possible exception
> of Apple Is and Altairs)? Tell him I'll sell him an equally collectible
> Amiga 1000 for a very reasonable $2500.
> Seriously though, if anyone on-list want an original A1000 in its original
> box, with original keyboard but a replacement mouse (copies of Kickstart
> and WB 1.2 included, no manuals) I have one available. I'll take Amiga or
> Atari ST software (or most anything else Amiga-related) in trade.
> Cheers,
> Mark.

Sorry, Mark, I already have one, to which I just added a Sidecar. I think I
have now enough stuff to make a full-blown Amiga 1000 system with period
components. Give me his email addy and I'll ask $15,000 and see what he
thinks!!!! I'll need to get some pics taken when I dig it out of the

What ever happened to caveat emptor? Is it now caveat vendum?
Gary Hildebrand
Received on Tue Jun 27 2000 - 00:34:57 BST

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