[Coco] OT: How much is a 6809 Gimix Computer worth?
zmerch-coco at 30below.com
Mon Jul 30 17:28:49 EDT 2007
Rumor has it that John W. Linville may have mentioned these words:
>On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 12:26:36AM -0400, Dave P. wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I will be selling my old 6809 Gimix Computer soon. I would rather
> > donate it to a worthy cause (like a computer museum), but I really need
> > the money right now. I have been told it does not work, but I have not
> > personally checked it. I do not know what the problem is, but I suspect
> > it is something fairly minor. It has two 8 inch floppy drives. I know
> > this computer is very rare, and I'm hoping its rarity will make it
> > valuable to the right person. How much money do you guys think this
> > machine is worth? 3 pictures of it at http://wormfood.net/old_computers/
> > if anyone is curious to see it.
>I imagine we are talking "a few" to "several" hundred dollars based
>on past attempts to acquire such beasties. Of course, I've never
>been successful at that so YMMV...
>If you set a price (or put it up for auction), definitely let me know.
>If you want an offer, let me know that too and I'll noodle on it...
Holymygoodness - I've been wanting one of those for somewhere approaching
*forever*. I'd _gladly_ trade my wife for one of those...
Keep me in mind as well if it goes on the auction block...
Roger "Merch" Merchberger
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