classics I threw away or sold ... foolishly

Jerry Weiss jsw at
Wed May 18 19:35:44 CDT 2016

I am not sure I should read any more of this thread just before I head out to the Dayton Hamvention (  

I no longer want to bring anything to put up for sale.  I may need to have the spouse take away my wallet.
Thought the amount and quality of vintage computers has been on the decline over the years, you still never know what “I really deserve that”  item will show up in the flea market.


> On May 18, 2016, at 5:05 PM, Benjamin Huntsman <BHuntsman at> wrote:
> Among my regret list are:
> 1. HP 150 and 9121D, which I traded for:
> 2. Macintosh Plus in perfect condition
> 3. 6x NeXT Cubes which I profited on heavily, but liquidated the last three at fire-sale prices.  However, I at least managed to trade for a Color Turbo NeXTStation and a few peripherals
> 4. VAX 4000-500, which was way too big, but very fun
> 5. VAXstation 4000/VLC in perfect condition
> Of all of those, I think I'd take the HP 150 back first.  That touch screen was just so fun.

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