Univac III on eBay

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Feb 24 22:53:00 2003

On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Jay West wrote:

> > Per the auction....
> > Please, I know how to scrap this out myself, so Scrappers need not bid
> > nor Museums concerning donations.
> >
> > So I guess the guy doesn't want it to go to a museum, but it sure would
> > be a lot for a simgle collectot to handle.
> Noooooooo he didn't say he didn't want it to go to a museum, he said he
> didn't want it going "as a donation". Reading between the lines - I'm
> guessing it's fine with him if it goes to a museum, but he's not going to
> DONATE it. He wants CASH.

I kind of view this as the same as someone who finds a complete dinosaur
skeleton and decides to auction it off to the highest bidder.

Sure, it's that person's right to do whatever they want with it, but there
is a higher cause that they are just not keen to.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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Received on Mon Feb 24 2003 - 22:53:00 GMT

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