SOL-20 and eBay

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sun Jun 10 17:48:46 2001

On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Jeff Hellige wrote:

> Well, tonight a SOL-20 with Helios disk system was put up for
> sale and within two hours of the seller placing the listing, it was
> bought for $750 with the 'buy it now' option. No biggie, other than

He certainly got a good deal. I say it's a fair real-world price too.

> the buyer was the seller that was discussed here a few weeks ago
> concerning the Mark-8 kit, as well as the seller of another SOL-20
> that recently sold for $1375.00. This machine had a North Star disk
> controller and two 16k RAM boards, and that was it. He also recently
> sold an IMSAI 8080.
> Anyone want to place odds as to what SOL and/or Helios disk
> system will appear on eBay once again in the near future, but with a
> higher reserve?

A capitalist. I wish I wasn't so ambitious or else I'd just make my money
this way too.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
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