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13738Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic

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  • Evan Koblentz
    Aug 4, 2009
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      Now it says tonight's episode is a 2006 re-run.

      Oh well.

      If anyone ever sees the Mac episode again, please note the name /
      company of the appraiser.


      > My cable box says it's showing again tomorrow at 8pm on the local PBS
      > station (actually it just says "rerun" but I'm hoping it is the current
      > episode) .... "This I gotta see!"
      >
      > I hope to catch the name of the appraiser, Google him, and answer the
      > burning question: "What the heck?"
      >
      >
      >> 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. :)
      >>>
      >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      >>> *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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