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You have been outbid...

Bother. I spotted an emergency power off panel from an IBM 1602 on eBay over the weekend, and was out-sniped within the last ten seconds (I'd set my snipe for 29 seconds, figuring that there wasn't likely to be a great deal of interest in a 3kg block of metal). On the plus side, the postage would have cost me the best part of USD50.

For those of you that might be wondering why I'd want an obsolete IBM boat anchor, might I refer you to one of autopope's stories, particularly the last four paragraphs.

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I am fairly certain that the folks who sniped you were from my museum. I'm not 100%, but i think they brought this to our attention and we had to buy it for our reconstruction.

Bugger. If it's any consolation, they'll have to pay far less postage that I would have...

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