rarest computers. was: RE: Xerox Alto Restoration + Emulation

From: Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Mon Aug 2 17:10:20 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 19:56, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Jules Richardson wrote:
> > Apple /// (possibly lots worldwide; there don't seem to be many people
> > this side of the pond who have seen one though)
> Very common.

I figured they might be - just not in this part of the world, it seems
:-) Wonder how many were actually sold in the UK...

> I recently picked up a Morrow Designs UNIX box that was never sold
> commercially (according to the guy I got it from). It had the same
> styling as the MD-2 CP/M desktop computer but was a bit larger.

That sounds familiar for some reason. I was flicking through ancient
computer magazines whilst doing some sorting out over at Bletchley on
the weekend, so maybe I caught some vague advance press release or
something. Announcing hardware months before it was ready and then never
commercially producing it seemed to be incredibly common back in the


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