IBM 5114

From: Wayne M. Smith <>
Date: Tue Jan 7 23:01:00 2003

> So now that I know there is no mystery hard drive for my 5110... I have
> to give some thought to if I want to sell the system. With this recent
> eBay fever over things like a TRS-80, I am pondering if I can get a
> pretty penny from my 5110. I could REALLY use the money towards a house
> purchase. (I've got the 5110 with both Basic and APL, a large assortment
> of manuals, a few tapes with software on them, and the 5114 floppy drive
> unit. I should also have a printer around, but I can't say for sure if
> the printer is still operational). Time to do some hunting on the
> possible value... and if that value is enough for me to part with it (it
> holds a bunch of sentimental value to me, as it was one of the first
> computers I ever played with... possibly THE first, I'd have to compare
> timelines against the Apple II I used in the late 70's)
> -chris
> <>
With APL you'll probably get $1500-$2000 for the lot, and likely more if you
sell the pieces separately. I, for one, would bid on the 5114 separately as I
need one, but not the 5110.

Received on Tue Jan 07 2003 - 23:01:00 GMT

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