Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Unboxing a brand new Apple //c in 2008 [pics]

[from a post on DIGG] On Thursday night, I unboxed my latest Ebay acquisition: an Apple //c. There are many vintage Apple II computers available for auction, but this one is special: It's never been opened. Ever. It hasn't seen the light of day since before it was shipped on May 5th, 1988. Amazing to see. It's almost like going into the past ... if the internet had existed in 1988 - websites would have posted "unboxing pics".

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1 comment:

I am a lover of children's literature said...

Wow! This was fantastic; thanks for posting it.

I wish I had bought that machine. I'm not too sure, however, if I would have opened it?

Yes, I'm also not sure that I couldn't help myself from doing so, but the fact that it wasn't opened for some twenty years - it seems almost criminal to open it now!

It would, I think, it would be worth a lot more as a collector's item if not opened - but, still, I can't fault anyone for doing so.