The collecting world is starting to take Notice of US

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Feb 3 14:49:10 2005

On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Teo Zenios wrote:

> Maybe the guide was referring to a new in the box never opened 800XL (and
> the box had no scuffs). Any priceguide I have seen has very low prices for

And how many of those are you going to find? I'm not saying it's
impossible: I have a few examples of such a thing myself. But if that's
their high water mark then they obviously know nothing about the hobby and
shooting me commenting on it in any way.

> cards never taken out of the packs etc). The real winners in long term
> hobbies are the companies who do nothing but grading, and the auction houses
> who sell the rare items (graded as best possible example). So are we going
> to start seeing this trend with computers too?

Yeah, we've been seeing it for years now. It's called eBay.

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