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From: Roger Merchberger <zmerch_at_30below.com>
Date: Sat Feb 12 22:20:27 2005

Rumor has it that Vintage Computer Festival may have mentioned these words:
>On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, Doc Shipley wrote:
> > ObClassic:
> > It's funny that *original* shipping labels contemporary to the item
> > are acceptable and often desirable, but new ones kill it.
>As collectors, we're anal about "provenance". We don't want to alter the
>historical artifact of the piece ;)

I'm with Tony on this one... I could care less about the box (other than
the old foam or whatever may not be up to the task of safe shipping) and if
the box were 'defaced' in that manner it really wouldn't matter to me.
However, I also don't do museum-quality collecting or anything... ;-)

Roger "Merch" Merchberger

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