Somebody just got a steal - PDP8a and ASR33

From: Teo Zenios <>
Date: Sat May 29 22:10:47 2004

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From: "Zane H. Healy" <>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: Somebody just got a steal - PDP8a and ASR33

> >Ok, I am curious. What is this thing worth?
> Not sure what the going price for the hardware is worth, but just the
> PDP-8 doc's that were included are worth more than what he got out of
> it. My guess is that it will be back up on eBay as soon as the buyer
> gets it, though it will probably be split up into multiple parts, if
> not individual components :^(
> Zane
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Its like wallstreet in the 80's where companies were purchased just to
dissect them and sell off the pieces because they are worth more then the
complete company. There are always machines out there you can gut and sell
for a profit if your into that kind of thing. I just buy what i want for my
collection and pass up anything else even if it would make me a few bucks.
Once you start focusing on resale value it detracts from your hobby and can
turn it into a business which I don't want to deal with.
Received on Sat May 29 2004 - 22:10:47 BST

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