Practical question on valuation of old systems

9000 VAX vax9000 at
Wed Nov 15 11:33:13 CST 2006

On 11/15/06, Richard <legalize at> wrote:
> For instance, I purchased a Beehive terminal branded as a Cromemco
> terminal.  Ordinarily, a Beehive terminal is pretty rare in the first
> place, but putting the Cromemco branding on it made it more attractive
> to collectors.  Ironicly, this is probably what kept it from hitting
> the scrapper!

I guess the highest price is demanded by "rare products from a well-known
brand". Say, maybe i432 computer from intel, Apple III from apple.

vax, 9000

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