RE: Interest in early IBM 5150 PC?
- Additional info:
Serial number 0101015 (really early?)
Original purchase receipt available with serial number.
Purchased October 1981.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Sudbrink [mailto:wh.sudbrink@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 2:01 PM
> To: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Interest in early IBM 5150 PC?
> A co-worker is the original owner of an early example 5150.
> Black power supply, 64K motherboard with 8087 installed, early
> keyboard with the larger metal plug. Included is most if not
> all of the "box docs" with original diskettes. No monitor.
> There is an RF modulator mounted on the back that I don't quite
> understand (I have not had a really good look at it yet). He
> says they always used a TV for the monitor. Unfortunately, the
> original diskette drives were lost in a series of upgrades.
> First, one drive was pulled and replaced with a hard disk, then
> the other was replaced with a pair of 1/2 height floppies, then
> those drives were migrated to an AT clone leaving empty bays in
> the PC. Not powered up in more than 30 years. From a
> non-smoking home, seems to be pretty clean.
> He would rather not bother with ebay. Located in Columbia,
> Maryland. Email me if interested.
> Bill S.