The collecting world is starting to take Notice of US

From: Mike <>
Date: Wed Feb 9 11:38:17 2005

On Wednesday 09 February 2005 06:09, DC wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 10:01:29AM -0800, Computer Collector Newsletter
> > I wouldn't trust those books. What do general-purpose collectors
> > possibly know about our hobby?
> About as much as they do about any other narrow speciality. And yet
> they list stuff for all those other narrow specialities. Apparently
> they get it right enough for those other specialities for it to be
> worth their while continuing.

I saw the listing at Christmas. Small 'antique' shops often get calls from
people asking for help disposing of estates. These guides give the shop
owner some idea about other things that might be of value, it's hard to know
about everything that comes in. If the guide says something might be of
value it is more likely to be saved and either put in the shop, or listed on

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