The very first personal computers - How many are left?

From: Charles E. Fox <>
Date: Tue Apr 8 15:13:01 2003

At 11:25 AM 08/04/2003, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>One thing I was always interested in - and the visitors in my Computer
>Museum often want to know - is how many of the very first personal computers
>are still in existence. By first PCs I mean the following machines:
>Kenbak 1
>Scelbi 8h
>IBM 5100
>Apple 1
>Altair 8800
>IMSAI 8080
>I know it's quite difficult to figure out how many Altairs or IMSAIS are
>still around. But a search on the Mark-8 e.G. (on the Internet) turned out
>that there are only a handful still in existence.

Hello Herbert:

         I have a 5100. Someone was gathering information on the serial
numbers a few years ago, but I don't know what his results were.


                 Charlie Fox

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