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13707Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic

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  • Jim Scheef
    Aug 2, 2009
      Evan,

      I searched on the Antiques Roadshow website and could not find anything
      on this Mac. Apparently a $6000 computer does not rate in their world.

      Jim

      evan@... wrote:
      >
      >
      > Any idea who did the appraising? I'd really like to know, or at least
      > be able to look up the episode online.
      >
      > MARCH should sell its Mac Classic for the bargain price of $5,500. :)
      >
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      > *From*: "Kelly D. Leavitt"
      > *Date*: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 18:22:44 -0400
      > *To*: <midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com>
      > *Subject*: RE: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
      > That's what it was. I saw the episode. It had the typical WOZ scribble
      > on it in black sharpie and a note to the original owner. Still sounds
      > like a LOT.
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > *From:* midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com]*On Behalf Of *evan@...
      > *Sent:* Sunday, August 02, 2009 6:02 PM
      > *To:* MARCH Yahoo
      > *Subject:* Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
      >
      >
      >
      > I agree that it's all ridiculous, but there's the possibility that
      > someone actually had Woz take a Sharpie and physically autograph
      > the computer.
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Jim Scheef <scheefj@...
      > <mailto:scheefj%40netscape.net>>
      >
      > Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2009 14:45:08
      > To: <midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:midatlanticretro%40yahoogroups.com>>
      > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
      >
      >
      > First, Woz never signed any Mac Classics, introduced in 1990. Did he
      > sign any original Macs given that we was not par t of the project?
      > Signatures on early production 128k Macs by Jobs, et al, were those
      > people in the Mac Division.
      >
      > Appraisals on Antiques Roadshow are always "estimated at public
      > auction"
      > and are often ridiculously high to keep the ratings up. Like so
      > much on
      > TV, reality is not a concern. If this was indeed a Classic, the
      > appraiser did absolutely no homework.
      >
      > Jim
      >
      > Joe Giliberti wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > what city were they in?
      > >
      > > On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 11:17 AM, <evan@...
      > <mailto:evan%40snarc.net>
      > > <mailto:evan@... <mailto:evan%40snarc.net>>> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hahahahahahaha
      > >
      > > I'd like to know the identity of this appraiser.
      > >
      > >
      > > ------Original Message------
      > > From: rkushnier
      > > Sender: MARCH Yahoo
      > > To: MARCH Yahoo
      > > ReplyTo: MARCH Yahoo
      > > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
      > > Sent: Aug 2, 2009 10:44 AM
      > >
      > > Just happened to catch an Antiques Roadshow. Someone brought in a
      > > MAC Classic signed by "The Woz". Estimated value was appraised at
      > > $6000 to $8000.
      > >
      > > Really????
      > >
      > > FYI
      > >
      > > Ron
      > >
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