1038RE: [midatlanticretro] what is considered a vintage apple computer?
- Jul 30, 2005Jim, read ahead in your MARCH messages: Bill says he was joking. :)Bill and all,
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jim Scheef
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2005 12:55 AM
Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] what is considered a vintage apple computer?
Are we about vintage or are we about COLLECTIBLE? Vintage is like porn, I
know it when I see it and your mileage may vary. Whether a Mac is vintage or
not is immaterial to whether it is collectible or not. IOW, you're both
As to the 1987 Sundance becoming vintage... In CT a car becomes vintage on
it's 25th birthday. The state does not issue 'classic' plates for 25 year old
Ferraris. If the car is 25 years or older, it is 'vintage' regardless of it's
pedigree. While I tend to agree that there will never be a "Sundance Owners
Club", you never know!
--- billdeg@... wrote:
> The lastvintage Apple was the IIGS. There is no such thing as a vintage
> And while we're at it, the IBM AT or newer is not vintage, anyAmigas are
> notgo by, MAC's will never be
> vintage. It does not matter how many years
> vintage computers. There is no slidingtime scale where each year a new
> set ofvintage. In short, the vintage era ended for new machine
> machines becomes
> that were first released no later than 1987, and mostly before
>interesting computers however, I
> That does not mean that I don't save newer
> just don't call them
>someday? I think not.
> Will the 1987 Plymough Sundance become a vintage car
>standing behind the chicken wire so
> And for making such statements I am
> feelbeer bottles at will. I expect differences in opinion.
> free to throw your
>Thank you very much.
>7/30/2005 7:38:11 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> In a message dated
> > in my opinion, vintage macs consist of the IIs
> > earlier machines. Some would even balk at stuffthat
> > late, but I would include the II, IIX, and IIFXin
> > that they represent Apples foray into color.Possibly
> > there were add on cards for the SE with whichyou
> > could drive a big juicy external color monitor(and
> > have the mono mini me mac alongside). But thenagain
> > the SE may have been released at the same time asthe
> > II. And Ill give someone a dollar if they can tellme
> > what HMMU stands for :D
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