IBM system 3 Re: PDP-12 on eBay (IBM 650 on ebay)

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Mon Jan 13 12:46:01 2003

> I curse this day --> Back in college (many years ago, about 1983, before I
> got into collecting), I went to the apartment of a fellow compsci major to
> quell some beer. In the middle of his living room was a complete IBM system
> 3, in perfectly mint condition. He told me I could have it if I could get it
> out of there. Idiot me said "You gotta be kidding - no thanks". *SIGH*

This seems to be a good test to see if you are an official old-timer in
the computer collecting hobby - passing up a free machine that today
people would kill for.

I have been there, many times (IBM, Amdahl, DG). How about others?

William Donzelli
Received on Mon Jan 13 2003 - 12:46:01 GMT

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