Repurposed Art (ahem...)

Paul Berger phb.hfx at
Tue Jul 18 10:34:00 CDT 2017

Oh the horror!

Note in the auction says that the keyboard is gone, but still wants $599 
.99 and you need to pick it up yourself,  ummmm maybe not....


On 2017-07-18 11:27 AM, Cory Heisterkamp via cctalk wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 9:14 AM, Philipp Hachtmann via cctalk <
> cctalk at> wrote:
>> On 18.07.2017 16:10, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk wrote:
>>> I would think it would be worth more in its original condition.
>> I'm not sure. Because it looks cool. And I'm not sure if an old IBM punch
>> is worth that much. And there's quite a possibility that people (users)
>> remember the funny painted punch...
>> I just sent the seller a message calling him a moron if it was him who
>> removed the keyboard....!
>> This world is full of stupid idiots :-(
>>  From a seller's point of view, they've got a keypunch that's worth less
> painted than if it were original, unless you're an art fanatic with lots of
> space to display such a thing. Me, I'd rather have a clean example to
> demo/use. The time and cost to strip it to make it presentable just isn't
> worth it, so at this point I'd wager the larger audience either wants it
> for parts (in which case $599 is probably also too much) or to the keyboard
> enthusiasts who probably gave a couple hundred for that KB. -C

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