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Old 07 June 2018, 03:03 PM
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Computer Rare and still-functioning Apple-1 hits auction block

Personal computers generally don't get more valuable as they age. But a machine that retailed for $666.66 back in 1976 now has an estimated worth of $600,000, and Apple's (AAPL) cult-like followers with at least $75,000 to spare can get in on the bidding.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rare-an...auction-block/
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Old 07 June 2018, 03:05 PM
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*Still has her 1984 Macintosh -- (although it was upgraded to a Mac 512e in 1988).*

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Old 07 June 2018, 03:44 PM
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I still remember fondly my TRS-80 from 1978. It had a cassette drive! I doubt highly it would be worth anything now. If it was valuable, I'd have another financial loss to blame on my parents--- my 1960s Spiderman comics, my late 70s D&D pamphlets... sigh all binned.


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I have a couple macs, and Apple II, a Commodore 64 still in the box and a few other such 'treasures' in my basement.
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I still remember fondly my TRS-80 from 1978. It had a cassette drive! I doubt highly it would be worth anything now. If it was valuable, I'd have another financial loss to blame on my parents--- my 1960s Spiderman comics, my late 70s D&D pamphlets... sigh all binned.


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blames herself for tossing Magic the Gathering cards.
And really doesn't blame her parents for clearing out the junk.
As Bill Bryson said, if most people (or their parents) hadn't binned most of this stuff, the stuff that was kept wouldn't be so valuable.
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Old 08 June 2018, 01:26 PM
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LOL, too true Dasla!
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