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29857Re: [midatlanticretro] OS/2 -- read this!

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  • Christopher Blackmon
    Mar 24, 2013
      I tried bidding today on the Links for OS/2 and Galactic Civilizations for OS/2... but lost both.  :(


      From: madodel <madodel@...>
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2013 6:48 PM
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] OS/2 -- read this!

      On 03/24/13 17:44, B. Degnan wrote:
      > -------- Original Message --------
      >> From: "Evan Koblentz"<evan@...>
      >> Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2013 5:26 PM
      >> To: "MARCH Yahoo Midatlanticretro"<midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Subject: [midatlanticretro] OS/2 -- read this!
      >> MARCH acquired IBM OS/2 1.2 virtuall new in box. :)
      > IBM or microsoft? or OEM?

      IBM. I was actually bidding on a copy of Microsoft OS/2 1.0 (Epson
      branded) on eBay today, but it went for over $220 which was just too much
      for an Epson Equity version. Had I had an Epson Equity 286 machine or it
      been pure Microsoft branded I would have gone higher. Only Microsoft OS/2
      I own are the 1.3 Tiger Beta releases which is disks only, though I have a
      couple of manuals from the Microsoft OS/2 1.3 release but no diskettes or
      case. It kills me that a former employer threw out 40 or 50 copies of
      Microsoft OS/2 1.3 when they upgraded to OS/2 Warp. Microsoft branded OS/2
      is so freaking hard to find.



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