Collecting ... (was Re: Machines I'm looking for...)

From: Paul Thompson <>
Date: Fri Jan 26 20:05:39 2001

I'll admit the original cost is one of the things that has always tickled
me about my machines. (insert dreams of inventing a time machine...)

It would be fun if there was a resource which showed the original list
price of some of the equipment.

On Fri, 26 Jan 2001, Chuck McManis wrote:

> At 02:44 PM 1/26/2001 -0800, you wrote:

> Several expressed that their interest in collecting old computers
> (especially mainframes) was motivated by the fact that they could "get them
> for free but they cost over a MILLION bucks new!" The idea of owning a
> million dollar computer was appealing to them. So now I've got three "why
> do people collect" reasons:
> 3) Because they like knowing they own a computer that cost more
> than their house.
Received on Fri Jan 26 2001 - 20:05:39 GMT

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