The top dollar retro gear thread. "It went for WHAT?!"

Discussion in 'Retro & Arcade' started by Pierre32, Oct 27, 2019.

  1. badmofo

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    What was the '16 bit Sounds Card'? Am guessing a Crystal or ESS based thing?
     
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    Had this pop up from a saved search.

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    This sold for $300 two days ago. And to think I let go of my 22” diamondtron monitor for under $50 a few years ago.
     
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    LOL at this guy gunning for $500 for his "IBM".

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    I've got one of the those IBM LCD's on my workbench, nothing fancy but I liked the fact it's 4:3 and has an IBM logo. :) I think it's probably also one of the last IBM LCD's as I've seen the exact same monitor with Lenovo branding as well.

    But that case and the mismatched drives! LOL.
     
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    I remember recycling my 21inch Trinitron 10 years ago, replaced by a 22" 1080p LCD. So many things over the years that I wish I kept!
     
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    I wish I had gotten into the game just a few years earlier, then I'm sure I wouldn't still be on the lookout for that big flat Trinitron monitor that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. I got lucky one time years ago before I was into retro gaming. Way back in primary school I sold my SNES and game collection at a garage sale, I had moved onto the N64. I started to regret that decision a few years later in high school and I mentioned it to a mate one day who offered to sell me his childhood unit that he hadn't touched in years for $40. I readily accepted and ended up with a CIB 1CHIP!

    I can't think of many times I've had that sort of luck, this retro gaming hobby is usually pretty expensive when you want the good stuff.
     
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    worst part is ther'es no sympathy from us.. we're as pissed off at you as you are with yourself :D

    "Recycled", and "21in trinitron" shouldn't be in the same sentence
     
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    That's honestly a really good price considering the condition of it and the fact that it's complete. I would of paid that if I was in the market for one. :thumbup:
     
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    lol. Those look like weird knock off versions. I have overkill in the original cardboard manaccom box. Should be worth 500 $. :D
     
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    Haha I was actually browsing for retro crap in local area. If we weren't in lockdown, I'd probably go and knock on their door. :)
     
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    The above was previously posted in the bargains thread. I thought I might post the update here instead... it just went for $930.

    He sold two of his mechs for $200 each too. Nice payday for automatz.
     
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    hollly shit. I mean my PS/2's aren't in as good condition as that, but all the same. between that, and other things i've been seeing. I think I need to do an audit and think about my current contents insurance :/
     
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    Holey crap.. I was expecting $500+.. But at nearly $1k. Nice..

    I think early IBM's and to a lesser extent Compaqs etc are getting semi-seriously collectible. Particularly when they are all together with keyb, mouse, screen etc.
     

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