What are they worth? was Re: Which PDP?
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Mar 23 10:19:17 CST 2005
Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> I've got an OEM 11/73, with (mostly) OEM cards, originally built by
> Baydel. It's got a couple of ST506 drives, probably about 30M each,
> and two RL02s plus a spare drive, and about a dozen carts. There's
> quite a lot of interesting software.
> I suspect I got a good deal - it cost me a 19" Sun monitor and some
> beer. Any idea how much that's worth? As far as I can tell, it's
> about as good a PDP-11 system as you're going to get into the back of
> a large hatchback...
But alot of you collectors got the machines since you knew about what to
collect at the right time
and place. I still dind it intersting the 11 is still going strong and
the all the other bigger DEC machines
and workstations are much less popular for collecting. Also living in
Canada does have shipping problems
so even if a real 11* showed up that I could afford I could never get it
Ben alias woodelf
* Something that is not crippled do to marketing factors.
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