Bringing a VAX 750 and Nova from Canada to US: What to expect?

Guy Sotomayor Jr ggs at
Thu May 26 13:04:14 CDT 2016

My DS570 came from Canada.  The biggest issue is to have a shipper that is
well versed in dealing with international shipping and knows how to deal with
customs.  Be clear on the customs/shipping documents about the country of
origin and the value.  You will need a bill of lading.  Be warned, declaring a
value of $0 will raise eyebrows.  There are also “keywords” you need to avoid.

If I recall, I used UPS freight.

TTFN - Guy

> On May 26, 2016, at 10:51 AM, Ian Finder <ian.finder at> wrote:
> Self explanatory- asking other computer collectors here to see if anyone
> has experience.
> Will there be any trouble bringing them across?
> They look weird and big, but they have no real commercial value and are
> just going to my personal computer collection.
> Anything I need? I think both were manufactured in the US.
> Thanks-
> - Ian
> -- 
>   Ian Finder
>   (206) 395-MIPS
>   ian.finder at

More information about the cctalk mailing list