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24579Re: [midatlanticretro] Possible rescue in Washington DC area...

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  • Evan Koblentz
    Mar 5 7:52 AM
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      > Chuck Harris [cfharris@...] wrote:
      >
      >> Hi Bill,
      >>
      >> At the moment, the entire Burroughs machine is sitting on a 4x4 foot
      > pallet, including
      >> a model 35 TTY sitting on top.
      >>
      >> -Chuck
      >>
      >> Bill Sudbrink wrote:
      >> > Hi,
      >> >
      >> > Thanks for the reply. I'm glad to hear that some eye is being kept
      >> > for vintage equipment. As to the Burroughs, how big is it?
      >> > Burroughs usually means big and I don't have a lot of space. But I
      >> > can put the word out to the "community" and probably locate a good
      >> > home for it. There is also the MARCH computer museum up in Wall NJ:
      >> > http://www.marchclub.org/
      >
      > Earlier exchange:
      >> They are not friendly to collectors/restorers... But I am one of their
      > business
      >> consultants, so they are friendly to me.
      >>
      >> It is a fairly rare occurrence when a classic computer shows up in the
      > recycling.
      >> Mostly they get late model PC's within the last 10 years, or so. A
      > Burroughs
      >> machine showed up the other day, but I think it is heading up to that
      >> Paul
      > Allen
      >> guy of microsoft fame. That is about the only early 70's machine I have
      > seen there.
      >> If it turns out that Allen doesn't want the Burroughs machine, are you
      > interested?
      >
      > Bill S.
      >


      Thanks, I will email him.
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