beige rant (was Re: IBM 5150 with red case on ebay)

Tor Arntsen kspt.tor at
Fri May 13 22:08:28 CDT 2016

On 14 May 2016 at 04:34, Jason T <silent700 at> wrote:
> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 9:20 PM, Lyndon Nerenberg <lyndon at> wrote:
>> Apple manufactured an OEM Apple ][+ ?  Really?  I was pretty sure the B&H's were an independent product.  Apple licensed them to try to step on the clone market.  I can't fathom Apple letting someone else sell their own product (modulo case colour) at a price that undercut the official product.
> Every part but (iirc) the case was Apple's and Apple-branded.  [..]

Even the case, according to

"The normally beige case was colored black (only on the surface, it is
still beige underneath)"

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