[vcf-midatlantic] OT: time to downsize

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Tue Jan 25 15:53:02 UTC 2022

On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 4:33 PM Bob Shuster via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Well, folks, I’ve gotten to the age where I need to seriously downsize my
> hobbies and collections, not wanting to leave it to my children to have to
> deal with in later years.  (I had to do that recently for a relative.)  On
> the electronics side, I’ve decided to concentrate on my vintage video game
> systems - and therefore sell off most of my vintage computer stuff.  My
> collection includes mostly 8-bit stuff: TRS-80 Models I, IV, M100, etc. -
> Atari 400, 800, Stacy, Portfolio, ST, etc. - C64/VIC20 - T/S1000 (including
> an unbuilt kit), Apple II, II+, IIe, IIe Platinum, IIgs - Wang WLTC -
> Mattel Aquarius - TI-99/4A - many others that I still have to dig out -
> plus lots of peripherals, disks, manuals, etc.  Also have some newer Macs
> starting with a Mac Plus in an Apple carrying bag.
> I’m starting with you guys before trying to list elsewhere, although I may
> hit some of the dedicated FaceBorg pages (such as for Aquarius and Apple
> II.)  I may be willing to ship some of the software, but in general
> anything else will need to be picked up here (near the Fort Washington exit
> of the PA Turnpike) or nearby, and cash or PayPal for payment.  I may also
> consider trades for some of the video game stuff I’m looking for.
> So - I’m not sure how to start with this.  Does the group have a For Sale
> page where I can post photos, etc.?  I’ll need to dig out each of the
> systems (carefully stored in my heated/cooled workshop) and test and figure
> out

If you want, I can create a Google Drive folder so that you can put photos
and a Google Sheet to list the items with prices and descriptions.
In any case, let me know if I can help in any way!

> prices, but I will definitely entertain offers.  For specific inquiries
> please email me, but for discussion of how to go about reducing my
> collection [and assuming the admins agree that it’s on-topic] that can be
> on-list.
> It pains me to do this, but the clutter is getting out of hand, and I
> haven’t touched most of these in years.  It’s time for someone else to
> enjoy.
> Bob Shuster

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