IBM Model M keyboard spares

David Griffith dgriffi at
Thu Aug 7 11:10:06 CDT 2008

On Thu, 7 Aug 2008, Liam Proven wrote:

> 2008/8/6 David Griffith <dgriffi at>:
> > On Wed, 6 Aug 2008, Liam Proven wrote:
> >
> >> /The/ classic PC keyboard, IMHO.
> >>
> >> Alas, one of my treasured 'boards fell off a table and its space bar
> >> is shattered. Anyone know where I could buy a spare spacebar?
> >
> > Right here:
> >
> Thanks! Very helpful! The snag is, [a] while they only want a very
> reasonable $2 for a spacebar, they want $30 for postage, and [b], they
> have a minimum order of $10 and every keyboard they list seems to be
> out of stock.
> I've mailed him... We shall see.

It's similarly expensive to ship in the US.  I've emailed Unicomp to see
if they have parts.

David Griffith
dgriffi at

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