brian at quarterbyte.com
Mon Jan 19 20:24:30 CST 2009
> Roger Holmes wrote:
> A couple of [keypunch drums] have come up on eBay in the last five
> years and both went for silly money which to me means there are
> more keypunches than drums.
That's one interpretation, but it just considers the scarceness factor.
You also have to figure in the saneness factor. If you want a punched
card era memorabilis, a drum is a heck of a lot easier to ship, store
and display than a whole keypunch machine.
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