In reading through the conversation about the swap meet,
I'm curious if Herb's price ranges are going to be common
among vendors. I appreciate his efforts to discuss this
issue beforehand - it will help me to decide whether several
hours of driving would be worthwhile.
> So I have a stack of SGI Indy computers that I could offer for maybe
> $10-$20 each because there are few inquiries about them today. But
> they were built in the early 1990's and so I can't bring them. OTOH I
> have some HP 87 desktops, they were offered in 1982 so they make the
> cut, but probably at a few hundred dollars each (?). I have some Apple
> II type items, but they go for zero or a few tens of dollars - not
> worth the space they'd take up in my car.
> Almost none of my Macintosh stuff will pass the "1989" test; just some
> compact Macs like the Plus and older. Not even the Color Classic makes
> the cut, it's from 1993.
> And what about old S-100 stuff? will anyone there be interested in a
> big box with some boards in it, if it does not say "IMSAI" or "MITS"?
> I can bring a working Northstar Horizon (an S-100 system) but again
> it's a $200 or more proposition; and would a NorthStar Advantage (not
> S-100, looks like a terminal) sell for a similar price or just look
> funny on my table?