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RE: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic

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  • Kelly D. Leavitt
    George Glastris, Boston MA. I think they said it was appraised in 2001.
    Message 1 of 14 , Aug 4, 2009
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      George Glastris, Boston MA. I think they said it was appraised in 2001.

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Evan Koblentz
      > Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:45 PM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
      >
      >
      > 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. :)
      > >>>
      > >>>
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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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    • Evan Koblentz
      2001? I don t understand. Wasn t this a new episode?
      Message 2 of 14 , Aug 4, 2009
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        2001? I don't understand. Wasn't this a new episode?

        > George Glastris, Boston MA. I think they said it was appraised in 2001.
        >
        >
        >> > -----Original Message-----
        >> > From:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
        >> > [mailto:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Evan Koblentz
        >> > Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:45 PM
        >> > To:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
        >> > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
        >> >
        >> >
        >> > 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.
        >>
      • Kelly D. Leavitt
        Nope, best of episode.
        Message 3 of 14 , Aug 4, 2009
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          Nope, "best of" episode.

          > -----Original Message-----
          > From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
          > [mailto:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Evan Koblentz
          > Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 9:05 PM
          > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
          > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
          >
          >
          > 2001? I don't understand. Wasn't this a new episode?
          >
          > > George Glastris, Boston MA. I think they said it was
          > appraised in 2001.
          > >
          > >
          > >> > -----Original Message-----
          > >> > From:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
          > >> > [mailto:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of
          > Evan Koblentz
          > >> > Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:45 PM
          > >> > To:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
          > >> > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Antiques Roadshow MAC Classic
          > >> >
          > >> >
          > >> > 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.
          > >>
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        • Evan Koblentz
          Says Mr. Google: George Glastris, a specialist in antique scales and balances at Skinner, Inc, the Boston -based auctioneer of fine arts and antiques. I m
          Message 4 of 14 , Aug 4, 2009
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            Says Mr. Google: "George Glastris, a specialist in antique scales and
            balances at Skinner, Inc, the Boston -based auctioneer of fine arts and
            antiques."

            I'm sure he is very in touch with the vintage computing hobby ..... yeah
            right ....


            > 2001? I don't understand. Wasn't this a new episode?
            >
            >
            >> George Glastris, Boston MA. I think they said it was appraised in 2001.
            >>
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