Can anyone tellme why a Name plate goes for over $135

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon May 19 12:19:01 2003

On Mon, 19 May 2003, Martin Scott Goldberg wrote:

> Considering it's an Apple II nameplate and is unused, as a collector I can
> understand why. To begin with it's for the Apple II, the original
> model sold from '77-'79. Not any of the much more commonly seen Apple
> II's (Apple II+, IIE, IIE platinum). The poster who sarcastically
> mentioned ripping off his faceplate to sell may not have noticed this.
> Secondly, it's mint and unused, which to someone who's serious about
> collecting and (in many cases as is needed in this hobby) restoring a
> computer, something like that is a true gem to find.

This may be so for other folks, but I'm a big fan of Apple ]['s but I just
don't see it. I can't remember ever seeing an Apple ][ lid that was
missing it's nameplate, and having a flawless nameplate is not worth $135
to me.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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