IBM 026

wulfman wulfman at
Fri Sep 18 20:42:01 CDT 2015

rule #1
Dont feed the trolls.

On 9/18/2015 6:33 PM, Don North wrote:
> Lucky it is not just scrap metal then, it is a probably restorable 026
> keypunch, of which very few still exist.
> By your criteria any classic computer is worth well less than $99, as
> the metal content is much smaller than an 026.
> And then any car from the 50s or 60s is only worth a few hundred
> dollars, as that is its value in 'scrap metal'.
> Lots of objects that exist are worth more than the value of their
> commodity elements.
> Your 'scrap value' is about $160 according to this:
> On 9/18/2015 6:10 PM, Able Baker wrote:
>> Some people have more money than common cents...However, you only
>> overpaid for it by about $800.As scrap metal it's probably worth
>> about $99.99
>>        From: Todd Goodman <tsg at>
>>   To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
>> <cctalk at>
>> Cc: jnc at
>>   Sent: Friday, September 18, 2015 7:59 PM
>>   Subject: Re: IBM 026
>>     * Noel Chiappa <jnc at> [150918 07:25]:
>>>      > Well, here's an 029 (not quite what the OP was looking for,
>>> but good
>>>      > enough for you all, I expect) for a not insane amount of money:
>>>      >
>>> So I see this sold - anyone know who got it?
>>>      Noel
>> Yes.  I did.  I'll let people know what's up when I receive it.  Though
>> i don't expect to get much time with it for a while.
>> Todd

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