value of classic DEC machines?

From: ajp166 <>
Date: Wed Oct 24 17:53:06 2001

My understand of PDP-1s is that if there are 10 left it's a lot.
the only two I know of was the BCM Machine and one up in
Whitehorse {or was it Yellowknife} running Log/wood mill
accounting system.


-----Original Message-----
From: John Allain <>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: value of classic DEC machines?

>>> Now a PDP-1 would certainly be worth 100KUS$,
>> a collector who had US$100K to throw away and
>> absolutely HAS to have the first PDP-1...
>Worth, Costs, Is Valued at... all highly relativistic concepts
>don't you think?
>What about history? My book says that only 50 PDP-1's
>were produced. Almost certainly 50%++ were scrapped.
>Anybody know where all the PDP-1's are? I'd like to see
>one (or more).
>John A.
>BTW, on thread. A good clean runnung PDP-11 with SW
>and docs can fetch over $4K, to the original question.
>John A.
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