[Coladam] COLECO DISK DRIVE ON EBAY

Jim Notini jnoti2 at comcast.net
Tue Apr 3 05:30:04 CEST 2012


To add to my last post....

Considering that these disk drives sold for $279.95 on up to $349.95 back in 
1984 and 1985, I think $164 is quite a steal when one takes into account 
inflation, collectibility and how rare they have become.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frances and/or Richard Clee" <cleechez at tamcotec.com>
To: <coladam at adamcon.org>
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2012 7:27 PM
Subject: Re: [Coladam] COLECO DISK DRIVE ON EBAY


> Well,it finally went to a last-minute sniper for $164.06. That is a
> pretty stiff price for a pretty box of almost 30 year old computer
> parts. Note that the seller does not know if it works or much of its
> history.
>
> For the record, in order to test an Adam disc drive you need an Adam,
> because the drive works and boots from the Adamnet. You also need an
> Adam formatted disc.
>
> My expectation is that the buyer will find he has bought himself a
> rather expensive doorstop. Since he's quite possibly a collector who
> wants a showpiece and doesn't care if it works, he could be well
> satisfied. He might not even try it to see if it works ever.
>
> To the buyer it looks nice.To a serious Adam user wanting a working
> machine, the warning flags are flying high and bright.
>
>
>
>
> On 4/1/2012 9:02 PM, kevin laskowski wrote:
>> Looks nice
>>
>> http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewBids&_trksid=p4340.l2565&rt=nc&item=120885450611
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