Preparing a number of Apple-related (mostly Apple II) auctions on eBay

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Preparing a number of Apple-related (mostly Apple II) auctions on eBay

I'm afraid I have to sell my Apple II collection in preparation for a downsizing move. It's painful to see it go, but I want to make sure it ends up in good hands.

I have NO idea what to price these things at, as the auctions are all over the place. My eBay username is jsa_sf, so if you follow me, you'll see how I post them. I have no interest in a reserve, though I'm likely to lose value given how obsessed I was collecting them in the first place.

Some of the machines are more "parts" oriented, particularly the //e's. There are some rare-ish ones in there though, but nothing that will blow minds like Rev 0's or prototypes.

If something seems inappropriate, or you discover something I got wrong in my research of the machines, feel free to message me during this process. I am totally unfamilliar with the world of eBay selling and I'm likely to screw something up!

I will post them as they list. I believe there are 19 total machines, plus monitors, disk drives, and interface cards. Everything has been photographed, tested where possible (I'm not plugging in a Europlus or J-Plus or "unused"), and properly packaged. Computers have been wrapped in anti-static bubble wrap and then crated in a new Uline box, then that box wrapped in anti-static bubble wrap and then that crated in a larger box. Cards are going out in anti-static foam box shippers. If something is still in it's original box, or part of a kit, that box has been crated in another box, etc. You know the drill.

Anyway, stay tuned.

 

 

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First listing: Apple II A2M001

Here is the first listing, an original (rev 4) Apple II A2M001.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256029498670

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Condition

This specific computer is part of my personal collection which I put together over a decade ago and has remained untouched and protected since I acquired it. This Apple II board came off the line around July 22, 1979, at the end of the fabrication run just before the Apple II+ began appearing approximately a month later. Based on general timing estimates it looks to be a Rev 4 motherboard.

The machine has not been fully tested, but the power light does turn on when power is applied, and the screen shows the garbage characters (though the board fabrication date indicates a Rev 4). This implies that the power supply is in reasonable shape, but there may be a problem, likely due to age or a failing chip, that needs to be identified on the board to restore to full functionality. (Note: We did not try the reset technique used on Rev 0 boards.)

Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is a 44-year-old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.

This item is sold AS IS.

Extras

This listing includes the instruction manual and an Apple Disk ][ Interface Card for connecting disk drives to the computer. This computer does not come with other accessories (cables, etc).

 

 

 

 

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Next listing: Europlus

Here is the Europlus link:

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256029819952

 

Here is the item description:

 

Vintage Apple II Europlus Computer, Model IA2S2016 Revision 824-0044-01 Apple II Plus

 

#1A2S2-681980 (3/21/82)Model: A2S1016Serial Number: A2S1-32844Manufacture Week/Year: 23/81 (May/June, 1981)Board Revision: 824-0044-01

 

Condition

 

This computer is in excellent condition for its age. It has not been tested due to the different voltage requirement for the European power supply. It shows signs of being used and general wear and tear. 

This Apple II+ motherboard came off the line around May 31, 1981. The motherboard is a revision 824-0044-01. 

Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is a 42-year-old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things. 

This item is sold AS IS.

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Next listing: Apple PersonalModem 300/1200, Unopened

This is an unopened, sealed in box Apple PersonalModem 300/1200. Not that exciting, perhaps... but kind of crazy that it's still shrink wrapped and untouched.

Here is the link:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256030024375

This is the item description:

 

Vintage, Unopened Apple PersonalModem 300/1200, In Box Sealed Since 1987
 
This is an Apple PersonalModem 300/1200 still in its original box, sealed. It's never been used. My guess is that my friend's dad was sold this as part of a purchase of Macintosh equipment in the late 80's and he had no use for a modem. When my friend found it in his dad's things, he thought of me and gifted it to me.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This item is an over 30 years old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.

 

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With new listings, should I...

Should I post new listings as separate topics or just responses in this one?

I figured with the multitude of listings I'm putting up this month it might be less noisy in a single thread, but curious what people think.

 

 

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Next listing: Apple IIe Revision B, Fab May, 1983

Next up is a Revision B //e. Link is here:

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256030690882

 

Item description:

 

Vintage Apple IIe Computer (A2S2064) Revision B (May, 1983), Tested, Works 
 
Serial Number: 1A2S2-213748 A2S2064 (5/22/83)
 
  • Model: A2S2064

  • Serial Number: 1A2S2-213748 A2S2064

  • Manufacture Year/Week: 83/22 (May, 1983)

  • Board Revision: Revision B

 
 
This Apple IIe is a model A2S2064 with a Revision B motherboard manufactured in May, 1983.
 
Condition
 
This computer is in great condition for its age. It has been tested with a 5.25" floppy disk drive and Monitor III display and is currently working. It shows signs of being used and general wear and tear, but is otherwise cosmetically in good condition.
 
This Apple IIe is a model A2S2064 with a Revision B motherboard manufactured in May, 1983.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is a 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Next up: PC Transporter

Next up is an Applied Engineering PC Transporter with ColorSwitch and UniDrive.

Here is the link:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256030056597

Here is the description: 

Applied Engineering PC Transporter, Allows Apple II to run/access PC/MS-DOS

 
I actually had one of these in my Apple IIGS in the late 80's and early 90's. Here's my description:
 
AE was the leading company creating after-market expansion cards for the Apple II computer line. At the time, the number one competitor to Apple on the home computer market was IBM, who made a computer called the IBM PC/XT.
 
AE's solution was simple: Why not have both? The PC Transporter had it's own CPU and could run three times faster than an IBM PC/XT. It was fully expandable and even allowed the installation of a math co-processor.
 
This description is from the Applied Engineering archives site:
 
PC Transporter lets an Apple II run MS-DOS programs three times faster than an IBM PC/XT with an Intel 8088-compatible NEC V20.  Running in the IBM mode, PC Transporter provides up to 640K of user RAM and 128K of system RAM.  Up to 768K of extra RAM is available for Apple programs.  It also accepts an optional 8087-2 Math co-processor chip and a lot of other AE accessories.  Compatible with II+, IIe, and IIgs.
 
Condition
 
This PC Transporter is in good cosmetic shape and comes with all the original accessories, including the Transdrive, a 3.5" MS-DOS-compatible drive, and optional ColorSwitch which allows an Apple IIGS to switch between IBM and Apple video out to the AppleColor RGB Monitor.
 
The device is untested.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This device is over 35 years old and a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
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I take that back on that one.

I take that back on that one. I need to verify the long card is in the box and re-list it.

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Next up: Apple II+ Rev 824-0044-D

Next up is the Apple II+ I was first exposed to, the actual unit belonged to my friend in Michigan.

We modified it as kids to include a volume control.

Here is the link:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256029516207

Here is the description:

Vintage Apple II Plus (Apple II+) Computer A2S1 Revision 824-0044-D #383403 (3/21/82)
 
  • Model: A2S1016

  • Serial Number: A2S1-32844

  • Manufacture Week/Year: 13/82 (March, 1982)

  • Board Revision: 824-0044-D

 

Condition
 
This specific computer belonged to my friend's family in Michigan when we were kids. We modified the computer at the time to include a potentiometer on the right side of the case to control the volume so our parents couldn't hear us play games late at night.
 
This Apple II+ motherboard came off the line around March 21, 1982. The motherboard is a revision 824-0044-D.
 
This machine has not been tested. It was last used by us as kids in high school.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is a 41-year-old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. Please note the added potentiometer (volume control) on the right side of the case. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
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Next up: Apple //c complete system in original boxes

Next listing is an Apple //c complete set in the original boxes, including Monitor //c and stand:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256030797881

This is the description:

 

Vintage Apple IIc Computer Set w/ Monitor, Stand, Original Boxes, ROM 255, Works 
 
Serial Number: S4000-D4401I4
  • Model: A2S4000

  • Serial Number: S4000-D4401I4

  • Manufacture Year/Week: Unknown, approximately 

  • Board Revision: ROM 255

 
 
This Apple IIc is a model A2S4000 with a ROM 255 motherboard. It's exact manufacture date is unknown, but presumably in early 1984.
 
 
Condition
This original Apple IIc computer set is in excellent condition for its age. It has all original boxes and packing materials, cables, mouse, power supply, monitor stand, and Monitor IIc. It has been tested with a 5.25" floppy disk drive and Monitor III display and is currently working. PEEK 64447 test has been performed and it returns ROM 255. It shows some signs of being used and general wear and tear, but otherwise is cosmetically in good condition.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
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B&H with Backpack

Next up: Bell & Howell Apple II+ with Backpack:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256029878396

This is the description:

 

Vintage Bell & Howell Apple II Plus, Black "Darth Vader" Computer with AV Backpack, Model A2S3048 Revision 820-0044-C, Serial #017447 (9/13/81)
 
  • Model: A2S3048

  • Serial Number: A2S3-017447

  • Manufacture Week/Year: 38/81 (September, 1981)

  • Board Revision: 820-0044-C

 
This bit of history is the Bell & Howell variation of Apple Computer's first popular Apple II computer, the Apple II+. It includes the elusive "backpack" for AV connections.
 
Condition
 
This B&H Apple II+ shows signs of wear and tear and was definitely in heavy use at a school. It has not been tested, as it doesn't power up, probably due to the added fuse in the backpack being blown or a similar power supply issue. The edge/cable management part of the left rear side of the backpack is cracked, likely repaired at some point in it's life.
 
This Apple II+ motherboard came off the line around September 13, 1981. The motherboard is a revision 824-0044-C.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is an over 42 years old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
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Next Up: IIGS Woz LE without Power Supply (but everything else)

Next up is a Woz LE without a power supply. It comes with keyboard, keyboard cable, power cable, and Apple Memory Expansion card. I tested it by swapping in a power supply temporarily and hooking up a 3.5" drive and AppleColor RGB.

Here's the link: 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256031169887

 

Vintage Apple IIGS Computer (A2S6000) ROM 01 (January, 1987), No Power Supply 
 
Serial Number: A2S2-E7045CKA2S6000 (1/11/1987)
 
  • Model: A2S6000

  • Serial Number: A2S2-E7045CKA2S6000

  • Manufacture Year/Week: 87/03 (January, 1987)

  • Board Revision: ROM 01

 
This is Apple Computer's fourth revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple IIGS. This Woz Limited Edition, ROM 01 includes an Apple Computer Memory Expansion Card, keyboard, keyboard cable, and power cable (in a bag inside case).
 
Condition
 
This computer is in great condition, but it has no power supply. It has been tested by temporarily installing another unit's power supply and booted with a 3.25" floppy disk drive and AppleColor RGB display. It shows some signs of being used and general wear and tear, but otherwise is cosmetically in good condition.
 
The unit comes with keyboard, keyboard cable, power cable, and memory expansion card.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
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Next up: //c Case Only

This is just the case. Seriously, just a //c case. I can't even remember how I got this.

Link to item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256032188667

Description:

 

Vintage Apple IIc (A2S4000) OUTER CASE ONLY
 
  • Model: A2S4000

 
This is the OUTER CASE of Apple Computer's third revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple IIc.
 
This is the case for an Apple IIc A2S4000. No seriously, it's just the case. Nothing else. It's great for a restoration project.
 
Condition
 
This is just the outer case for the "snow white" A2S4000 Apple IIc. It has no screws or fasteners. It is in good condition. This is an excellent way to restore a broken case or for a fun maker project.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This item is from 1984. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
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Next: AppleColor RGB Monitor

Next up is an AppleColor RGB Monitor, tested and works.

Link to item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256032902888

Item Description: 

Vintage AppleColor RGB Monitor A2M6014 For Apple II GS Computers, 1987, Works

 
Serial Number: N9625113
 
This is an AppleColor RGB A2M6014 Monitor from approximately 1987, designed for use on an Apple IIGS. It includes the lower adjustable standing attachment. This monitor is tested and is in good working condition. The screen is sharp and still bright. The outer case is in good physical condition. The monitor was tested (see photos) with an Apple IIGS prior to listing.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This monitor is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is as vintage monitor, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 20" x 16" x 14" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Applied Engineering GS-Ram with 1.5MB

Next is an AE GS-Ram for an Apple IIGS. It's fully populated, presumably with 1.5MB of RAM.

Link to item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033080894

Item description:

 

Applied Engineering GS-RAM Apple IIGS Expansion Card with 1.5MB Memory
 
Condition
 
This is a great condition Applied Engineering GS-RAM memory expansion card for an Apple IIGS. It looks cosmetically in good condition, but it has not been tested. It shows general wear-and-tear for being a used memory card.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 35 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage memory card, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Apple Monitor III Monochrome Green Screen

I'm going to be posted a total of three of these, this is the first:

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256032934457

Item description:

Vintage Apple Monitor III (A3M009), Tested in Good Working Condition

 
Serial Number: Y3B 213689
 
Condition
 
This Apple Monitor III Monitor has been fully tested (see photo) and is in good physical condition. It has normal wear-and-tear, some scratches on the case and blemishes, but otherwise good cosmetically.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage monitor, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 20" x 16" x 14" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Monitor Stand

You can't have too many monitor stands when you're buying monitors.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256032952190

Description:

Apple II Monitor Stand For Apple II Computer – A2M0260 815-5010
 
Condition
 
This is a vintage monitor stand for an Apple II computer, generally used for a Monitor III. It is in good cosmetic condition. It shows normal wear-and-tear and some discoloration for its age.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This stand is over 40 years old. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
Item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage monitor stand, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 24" x 10" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Set of 2 Disk II Drives

This is a set of Disk II drives, fully tested:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256032997370

Description:

 

Set of (2) Vintage Apple Computer Disk II 5.25 Floppy Drives A2M0003, Working

 
Serial Numbers: 632557, 717569
 
These floppy drives are the original Disk II devices often included in the original Apple II, II+ and IIe computer systems. Generally they were sold in sets of two, though it's unknown if these were originally packaged together.
 
Condition
 
Two original Apple A2M0003 Disk II floppy drives. These drives have been attached to an Apple IIGS and tested to boot normally. They show normal wear-and-tear for a 40 year old piece of equipment, but otherwise in great cosmetic shape.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  These drives are over 40 years old. They are used pieces of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As these are vintage disk drives, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. The two drives are well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 24" x 10" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Apple UniDrive 3.5" Disk Drive

I have a fully functional 3.5" drive going up now:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033041615

Description:

 

Vintage Apple 3.5" Drive, Floppy Disk Drive A9M0106, Tested Working, for IIGS
 
Serial Number: SS0293M000J
 
This is a great condition Apple 3.5" Drive. It has been fully tested by connecting to a working Apple IIGS and booting. It shows sign of normal wear-and-tear, but is otherwise in great cosmetic shape.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This drive is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage disk drive, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. The drive is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 11" x 9" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Taking a little break from posting all these...

With 62 items going up over the next 30 days, this is getting exhausting quickly...

Feel free to check out my current listings here:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_dkr=1&iconV2Request=true&_blrs=recall_filtering&_ssn=jsa_sf&_oac=1

I'll post a catch up reply from time to time this month.

 

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Good choice
jsa wrote:

Should I post new listings as separate topics or just responses in this one?

I figured with the multitude of listings I'm putting up this month it might be less noisy in a single thread, but curious what people think.

 

 

Frankly, I came back to this thread specifically to see what new things you'd added...so I'm grateful that you added them to the same thread.

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Next Up: Apple 5.25" Drive

Here my next one. Apple 5.25" Drive, the UniDrive/Apple IIGS style.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033028898

Description:

 

Vintage Apple 5.25 Drive, Floppy Disk Drive A9M0107, Tested Working, for IIGS
 
Serial Number: KE22673
 
This is a great condition Apple 5.25" Drive. It has been fully tested by connecting to a working Apple IIGS and booting. It shows sign of normal wear-and-tear, but is otherwise in great cosmetic shape.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This drive is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage disk drive, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. The drive is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 11" x 9" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Apple Disk II Interface Card

Here's a Disk II Interface Card. I know many folks probably have piles of these:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033138578

 

Vintage Apple II Disk II Interface Card 650-X104 - Tested and Working

 
Condition
 
This vintage Apple Disk II Interface Card is a bit dusty but otherwise looks in good condition. It is tested to boot a floppy disk drive in an Apple II+.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage controller card, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Apple Super Serial Card II

I have to admit, I was more of an internal modem guy, but here's one of these SSC's:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033146867

 

Vintage Apple Super Serial Card II 670-8020 - Untested

 
The Apple Super Serial Card II was used to connect an external modem or printer via a serial port to an Apple II series computer.
 
Condition
 
This vintage Apple Super Serial Card II looks to be in good condition. It is untested.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage serial card, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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S.Elliott wrote:jsa wrote
S.Elliott wrote:
jsa wrote:

Should I post new listings as separate topics or just responses in this one?

I figured with the multitude of listings I'm putting up this month it might be less noisy in a single thread, but curious what people think.

 

 

Frankly, I came back to this thread specifically to see what new thing

I agree, this topic seems great given the volume and quality of the items. Best of luck OP, I have to admit the AppleColor monitor is tempting :) 

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S.Elliott wrote:
jsa wrote:

Should I post new listings as separate topics or just responses in this one?

I figured with the multitude of listings I'm putting up this month it might be less noisy in a single thread, but curious what people think.

 

 

Frankly, I came back to this thread  specifically to see what new thing

I agree, this topic seems great given the volume and quality of the items. Best of luck OP, I have to admit the AppleColor monitor is tempting :) 

 

 There are actually two AppleColor RGB Monitors in the listings. One is part of a complete Woz IIGS Set with a certificate and all the fixings. I'm keeping the one I repaired myself though, they are fairly easy to tune up and fix brightness and focus with a cap set...but they are heavy and take up so much space!

I haven't checked in a while, but I assume by now there are after market cards that let you hook in an HDMI modern display, right? I'd love that as a setup!

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When it comes to the IIGS, I

When it comes to the IIGS, I use a SCART cable and quality upsclaer of my choice. A Retrotink usually does the job quite well.

 

My Apple IIe I was lucky enough to get an A2Analog VGA card for. That thing is glorious, I hope they are able to make a lot of them. 

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Next Up: TYMAC Parallel Printer Card
I've never actually tried using this TYMAC card. By looks of it, it seems like the front might have some corrosion on the traces. I'm not sure.

However, everything must go!

Link to listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033089937

Description:

TYMAC PPC-100 Parallel Printer Card for Apple II from 1980
 
Condition
 
This TYMAC PPC-100 was found in an Apple II+ Computer, but it was never tested. It looks to be in reasonable shape, though some traces on the front of the PCB appear a little corroded. Please see item description for further details.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage printer interface card, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Rare Apple J-Plus (Japanese Apple II+)

 

 

 

 

 

 

This machine was the hardest for me to find in my collection.

This is a Japanese Apple J-Plus, known for the Katakana keys.

Link to the listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256029714504

Description:

 

Vintage, Rare Apple J-Plus (Japanese Apple II+) Computer Model A2S1016 Revision 820-0001-07, Serial #A2S2-86873 (7/6/80)
 
  • Model: A2S1016

  • Serial Number: A2S2-86873

  • Manufacture Week/Year: 28/80 (July, 1980)

  • Board Revision: 820-0001-07

 
This bit of history is the Japanese variation of Apple Computer's first revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple II+, known as the J-Plus.
 
Condition
 
This Japanese Apple II+ (J-Plus) computer is in excellent condition for its age. Due to the unique Japanese power supply, it has not been tested. It has various signs of being used and general wear and tear.
 
This motherboard came off the line around July 6, 1980. The motherboard is a revision 820-0001-07.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is an over 43 years old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage computer, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and double-boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap, enclosed in a new, 22" x 18" x 8" Uline cardboard box, bubble wrapped again, and then enclosed in a second new, 24" x 20" x 10" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations
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Next Up: Echo II Voice Synthesizer

 

 

 

 

 

 

A collection couldn't be complete without one of these guys, the Echo II Voice Synthesizer card. It's untested.

Link to item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033094892

Description:

 

Echo II Voice Synthesis Card for Apple II, 1992, Untested
 
Condition
 
This is a great condition Echo II Voice Synthesis card from 1992, designed for an Apple II computer. It is untested but is in good cosmetic condition.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage sound card, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: AE DataLink 2400 Baud Modem

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied Engineering DataLink 2400 was pretty cool. It was no AppleCat II or anything, but it was pretty cool.

Link to the item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033151737

Description:

 

Vintage Applied Engineering DataLink 2400 Baud Modem from 1988 - Untested

 
The AE DataLink 2400 was a popular internal modem for the Apple II series of computers. This one was manufactured in 1988, when 2400 baud (which also happens to be 2400 bps) was the fastest way you could go online.
 
Condition
 
This vintage Applied Engineering DataLink 2400 Baud Modem looks to be in good condition. It is untested. 
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 34 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage modem, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Apple I/O Controller

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple I/O Controller Card:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033100080

 

Apple I/O Controller Card, Model 655-0101-B, Untested, 1980
 
Condition
 
This Apple I/O Controller Card appears in good condition, but is not tested.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is over 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage controller card, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: Still in Box Apple II+, Unused?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link to item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256029565932

Ok there's a fair bit of story around this Apple II+ I acquired, supposedly found in a warehouse in Ireland, still in its box.

First off:

I doubt highly that's the case. I'm not saying it's not a special Apple, I love it, and it certainly appears super unused and mint condition. However, call me a skeptic, you can buy boxes that are empty out there.

If you inspect it carefully, I think you would agree, it's likely never been really used. However, it's not "new in box" and there is no wrapping plastic. The manuals and cables came separately, and clearly the box had been opened before.

Regardless, this is one of my favorites! Here is the description:

 

Apple II Plus (Apple II+) Computer In Original Box, Model A2S1048 Revision 824-0044-D With GE Cassette Player, 
 
Serial #418426 (4/4/82)
 
  • Model: A2S1048

  • Serial Number: A2S1-418426

  • Manufacture Week/Year: 15/82 (April, 1982)

  • Board Revision: 824-0044-D

  •  

This bit of history is Apple Computer's first revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple II+.
 
 
Condition
 
Please inspect the photos carefully. 
 
Untested, this computer is in beautiful, excellent collector condition. It was sold to me described as unused approximately ten years ago. I do not claim this machine was in an unopened state, as I have no way to confirm that with my research. There is no way to verify that it never has been powered up by previous owners.
 
For example, the serial number on the case does not match the hand-written serial number on the box. It is unclear why these are different, or if they are supposed to be. Also, there is no plastic wrap around the machine, which I believe originals were shipped in.
 
This being said, it appears untouched and certainly unused! The memory sticker is still on the spacebar, there are no signs of wear and tear, and no signs of chaffing around the interface slots. The box had clearly already been opened for displaying items by a previous owner, and when I received it the manuals and cassette recorder were in a separate box, but the machine has never been powered up or tested. It is truly a beautiful example of later revisions of the Apple II+
 
To reiterate: It has  not been powered up or tested
 
This Apple II+ motherboard came off the line around April 4, 1982. The box date says August, 1982. The motherboard is a revision 824-0044-D.
 
Again, please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is an over 40 years old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Extras
 
Included with the computer is an instruction manual, a General Electric Cassette Recorder used prior to the use of floppy disk drives, and instruction manual for the cassette recorder. Also included in a power cable.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage computer, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged for shipment in a single crate: Original Apple box is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap. Manuals, GE cassette player and power cable are also wrapped. All of these wrapped items enclosed in a second new, 24" x 20" x 31" cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Next Up: IIc Flat Panel Display

Next up is an Apple IIc Flat Panel Display.

Link to item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033064965

Description:

 

Rare, Vintage Apple IIc Flat Panel Display (A2M4022), 1984
 
Serial Number: L4C3134
 
The Apple IIc Flat Panel Display is a 7-inch monochrome, LCD display introduce by Apple for the Apple IIc in 1984. It is designed to be mounted to the top of a IIc to make the machine more portable. Since the IIc didn't have a battery, and wasn't truly portable, it was generally thought of as a more expensive and less useful option than the Monitor IIc, a compact version of the Monitor III.
 
Condition
 
This is a rare Apple IIc Flat Panel Display. It is UNTESTED and unlikely to function, as most of these displays in circulation are non-functional. The plastic is yellowed in areas due to age. The screen shows scratch marks. The item shows general wear-and-tear, but is in good cosmetic shape.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This display is over 35 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage display, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 11" x 9" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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I think photos are fixed...

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Next up: 5.25" Drive #2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next up is another 5.25" floppy drive:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033030110

Description:

 

Vintage Apple 5.25 Drive, Floppy Disk Drive A9M0107, Tested Working, for IIGS
 
Serial Number: KHC8057
 
This is a great condition Apple 5.25" Drive. It has been fully tested by connecting to a working Apple IIGS and booting. It shows sign of normal wear-and-tear, but is otherwise in great cosmetic shape.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This drive is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage disk drive, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. The drive is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 11" x 9" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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Woz IIgs is a Rom 00?
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Next up is a Woz LE without a power supply...

 

Hi jsa,

Great collection for sale!

 

A query regarding the Woz IIgs ... it looks like from the photos that it might actually be a ROM 00 (not ROM 01)? I.e. the ROM pictured I think is a 342-0077-A  28pin. Whereas I think ROM 01 would be a  342-0077-B or later with more pins?  ... if I recall correctly.

 

Cheers,

Sylvain

 

(edit: corrected rom number)

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A query regarding the Woz IIgs ... it looks like from the photos that it might actually be a ROM 00 (not ROM 01)? I.e. the ROM pictured I think is a 342-0077-A  28pi

 

You are absolutely correct:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you so much for pointing that out. I'm going to pull the listing and list it properly. I feel ridiculous!

 

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Corrected ROM 00 GS Listing

 Here is the new listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256037389788

I couldn't sell it in good faith without updating it properly. Here is the new description:

 

Vintage Apple IIGS Computer (A2S6000) ROM 00 (January, 1987), No Power Supply 
 
Serial Number: A2S2-E7045CKA2S6000 (1/11/1987)
 
  • Model: A2S6000

  • Serial Number: A2S2-E7045CKA2S6000

  • Manufacture Year/Week: 87/03 (January, 1987)

  • Board Revision: ROM 00

 
This is Apple Computer's fourth revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple IIGS. This Woz Limited Edition, ROM 00 includes an Apple Computer Memory Expansion Card, keyboard, keyboard cable, and power cable (in a bag inside case).
 
History of the Apple IIGS
 
The Apple IIGS (sometimes stylized as Apple //gs or apple 2gs) is a 16-bit personal computer launched in September, 1986, known for it's ease of use and expandability, offering some improvements over its predecessors, the 8-bit Apple IIe and Apple IIc. Some of the numerous improvements included a new 65C816 16 bit CPU, an onboard Ensoniq wavetable synthesis chip, and a color graphical user interface (GUI) six months prior to the Macintosh line getting color support.
 
The GS stood for Graphics and Sound, and it lived up to its name, offering beautiful, hi resolution color graphics for its time. It shipped with a mouse, and for many Apple II users represented the first point-and-click GUI they experienced. The European demo scene pushed downloadable sound and graphic demos into entirely new horizons, taking advantage of 32 simultaneous channels of digital sound.
 
The first 50,000 units were sold as "Woz Limited Edition," commemorating Apple Computer's inventor, Steve Wozniak. Each had a screen printed Woz signature on the front of the case. If the owner mailed in a registration card, they would receive a certificate signed by Woz and the team. This edition existed regardless of the ROM version, which for the first year was ROM 00, then after some fixes the ROM 01 was released in August, 1987. In August 1989, the ROM 03 was released, which increased onboard RAM and made numerous bug fixes and efficiency improvements.
 
Please note that this machine is an early, first year ROM 00 machine. To quote Paul Good's post to the apple2.org.za mailing list:
 
> The main difference is that ROM 01 has newer versions of the low-level
toolsets (version 2.0 of toolsets 1 through 13, instead of version 1.0),
incorporating a lot of bug fixes.  The majority of these are also fixed
on a ROM 00 machine by running new enough system software (System 2.0 or
later), because the system software loads the patches into RAM at
startup time.
If you are running old system software, the main benefit of ROM 01 is
that it will free up some RAM that would otherwise be occupied by these
patches, and the same bugs are fixed if you run System 1.0 or 1.1 on a
ROM 01.
There is a technical note (TN.IIGS.026) which summarises the changes in
ROM 01 (which it confusingly calls "ROM 2.0").  Apart from toolbox
changes, the other significant ones I can spot from a quick glance
include:
>
- Detection of disk changes in the Apple 3.5 Drive works correctly.
- AppleTalk bug fixes.
- Applesoft handles horizontal tabbing correctly in 80-column mode.
- Maximum RAM disk size increased to almost 8 MB (instead of 4 MB).
- Interrupt handler bug fixes.
- New monitor command (#) to enable some debugging desk accessories.
- New monitor command (Ctrl-N) to set native mode.
- Serial firmware bug fixes and improvements.
- SmartPort (slot 5) firmware has some bug fixes and better performance.
The most significant difference between ROM 00 and 01 is the fact that
System 4.0 and later (all system software based on GS/OS) will not run
on ROM 00 - it requires ROM 01 (or ROM 3, which has a different
motherboard).
You may run into some old software which only works on ROM 00, because
the software broke the rules about how to use the firmware, or relied on
old bugs which were fixed.
 
Origins and Innovations
 
Steve Wozniak invented the Apple II, which was an important innovation to provide an all-in-one personal computer solution using very little chip real estate required compared to other computers of the time. The innovations included the first personal computer capable of color display, the use of a lightweight, switching power supply, an integrated keyboard, and a full set of expansion slots allowing you to upgrade memory, tape and disk storage devices, and other peripherals like modems and printers.
 
In 1976, Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer, asked Jerry Manock to come up with the famous beige case of the Apple II, which became known for being the first to hide the complexity of the interior for home use. Prior to the Apple II, computers often came in assembly kits designed for electronics hobbyists (as was true with the Apple 1).
 
Steve also asked Rod Holt to design the switching power supply, an innovation only previously used by calculators or Xerox's Alto computer, making the Apple II very lightweight and would generate far less heat.
 

These changes, along with the multitude of other innovations, led to Apple effectively creating the personal computer market. Many historians credit the Apple II as being the first consumer, commercially viable computer of all time.

Condition
This is an early, ROM 00 model of the Apple IIGS. This computer is in great condition, but it has no power supply. It has been tested by temporarily installing another unit's power supply and booted with a 5.25" floppy disk drive and AppleColor RGB display, into ProDOS and DOS 3.3. It shows some signs of being used and general wear and tear, but otherwise is cosmetically in good condition.
 
The unit comes with keyboard, keyboard cable, power cable, and memory expansion card.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is as vintage computer, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and double-boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap, enclosed in a new, 20" x 16" x 6" Uline cardboard box, bubble wrapped again, and then enclosed in a second new, 22" x 18" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations. 
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Only 33 Left

33 listings to go! I can't express the grief. I love these things far too much.

 

 

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Thank you so much for pointing that out. ...

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No worries!

Hoping to bid on a few items ... I'm only just getting back into the Apple ii ecosystem after finding my original Apple IIc in my parents attic. Still works! ... going to set it up for my young kids as an intro into computing. :)

 

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Next Up: Apple IIe Computer (A2S2128) Rev E

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's a platnium //e with one problem: Missing enter key on the numeric keypad.

Link to listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256032160830

Description:

Vintage Apple IIe Computer (A2S2128) Platinum Revision E (August, 1988), Missing Numeric Keypad Key, Tested, Works 
 
Serial Number: 3A2S2-E834J23K A2S2128 (8/14/88)
 
  • Model: A2S128

  • Serial Number: 3A2S2-E834J23K A2S2128

  • Manufacture Year/Week: 88/34 (August, 1988)

  • Board Revision: Platinum Revision E

 
This is Apple Computer's second revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple IIe.
 
Condition
 
This computer is in fair condition for its age. It is missing the ENTER key from the numeric keypad (see photos). It has been tested with a 5.25" floppy disk drive and Monitor III display and is currently working. It shows signs of being used and general wear and tear, but is otherwise cosmetically in fair condition.
 
This Apple IIe is a Platinum model A2S2128 with a Revision E motherboard manufactured in August, 1988.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is a 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is as vintage computer, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and double-boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap, enclosed in a new, 22" x 18" x 8" Uline cardboard box, bubble wrapped again, and then enclosed in a second new, 24" x 20" x 10" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
 
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Next Up: Novation AppleCat II

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was my pride and joy as a teenager. The Novation Apple Cat II!! Not your run-of-the-mill internal modem.

Link to listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033158041

Description:

Vintage Novation AppleCat II 300/1200 Baud Modem for Apple II - 1983, Untested
 
In the early 80s, the Novation AppleCat II was extremely popular for Apple II owners who dabbled in downloading software and "phone phreaking." Phreaking was the art of taking control of the phone line to avoid long distance charges and create conference calls, which was particularly important when you're dialing up up BBS systems over a long distance phone call!
 
The AppleCat had an on-board digital signal processor, and was capable of producing (directly onto the phone line) tones of various frequencies, especially the famous 2600Hz tone used by phone phreakers to take control of an operator trunk and send commands to the local telephone switch in the central office.
 
Additionally, the AppleCat could do file transfers using 1200 baud half-duplex (one direction), which reduced the time to download large files by four times!
 
Condition
 
This vintage Novation AppleCat II modem looks to be in fair condition, though it has some cosmetic damage on the communications module. It is untested.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This card is almost 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage modem, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in a new, 10" x 6" x 2" Uline cardboard anti-static foam shipper. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations.
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jsa wrote:[[{"fid":"36611",
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1980 is not correct for this card.  the "Apple I/O Controller Card, Model 655-0101-B" was at least 1983 or so, because it didn't come out until the Duodisk and Unidisk 5.25 drives with the DB19 came out.  That was after the //e.  Early //e units all were sold with the older Disk ][ Controller Card and Disk ][ drives.

 

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softwarejanitor wrote:1980 is
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1980 is not correct for this card.  the "Apple I/O Controller Card, Model 655-0101-B" was at least 1983 or so, because it didn't come out until the Duodisk and Unidisk 5.25 drives with the DB19 came out.  That was after the //e.  Early //e units all were sold with the older Disk ][ Controller Card and Disk ][ drives.
 

Thank you for clearning that up. I've revised the listing. I really appreciate it!

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Next Up: Another B&H Apple II+, relatively low serial

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's another B&H Apple II+. This one is fairly low serial (well, 7980, which isn't THAT low but come on) and in really pretty shape.

Here's a link to the item:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256030002628

Here is the description:

Vintage Bell & Howell Apple II Plus, Black "Darth Vader" Computer, Great Condition, Model A2S1048B Revision 820-0044-C, Serial #007980 (10/4/81), Tested and Works
 
  • Model: A2S1048B

  • Serial Number: A2S3--007980

  • Manufacture Week/Year: 41/81 (October, 1981)

  • Board Revision: 820-0044-C

 
This bit of history is the Bell & Howell variation of Apple Computer's first popular Apple II computer, the Apple II+.
 
Condition 
This is a excellent condition B&H Apple II+. The case is in great shape and  still has the 48K sticker on the space bar. It has been tested and boots successfully using a floppy disk and DOS 3.3.
 
This Apple II+ motherboard came off the line around October 4, 1981. The motherboard is a revision 824-0044-C.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is an over 40 years old, used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is as vintage computer, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and double-boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap, enclosed in a new, 22" x 18" x 8" Uline cardboard box, bubble wrapped again, and then enclosed in a second new, 24" x 20" x 10" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations. Note that buyer is responsible for ALL customs and duty fees, no exceptions.
 
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...and a B&H Disk II!

 

 

 

 

 

 

This beauty works perfectly. I knew people would ask me prior to packing all this stuff up so I made sure it was fully operational. I'm not sure why I had so much trouble getting it.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256033011741

Description:

 

Vintage Bell & Howell Apple Computer Disk II 5.25 Floppy Drive A2M0003, Working!
 
Serial Number: 902706
 
This 5.25" floppy drive is an original Disk II device that was OEM by Apple Computer for Bell & Howell. This was often included in the original Apple II, II+ and IIe computer systems sold under the Bell & Howell brand. 
 
Condition
 
This is an original, black Bell & Howell "Darth Vader" version of the Apple A2M0003 Disk II floppy drive. This drive have been attached to an Apple IIGS and tested to boot normally. It shows normal wear-and-tear and scratches for a 40 year old piece of equipment, but otherwise in great cosmetic shape.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This drives is over 40 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is a vintage disk drive, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. The drive is well packaged and boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully and excessively in anti-static bubble wrap and enclosed in a new, 11" x 9" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations. Note that buyer is responsible for ALL customs and duty fees, no exceptions.
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ROM 03 GS with TranswarpGS, CFFA 3000, Uthernet, 4GS RAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is my ROM 03 I used for gaming and other fun purposes. It's fully tricked-out and hot rodded. The only defect is the right rear clip cracked off. You can't tell though, and it's repairable.

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/256038520686

Description:

Vintage Apple IIGS Computer (A2S6000) ROM 03 (10/89) TranswarpGS, CFFA, Uthernet, Fully Tested - Boots GS/OS in Seconds
 
Serial Number: A2S2-E746J1PA2S6000 (6/23/1991)
 
  • Model: A2S6000
  • Serial Number: A2S2-E746J1PA2S6000
  • Manufacture Year/Week: 91/26 (June, 1991)
  • Board Revision: ROM 03
 
This is Apple Computer's fourth revision of the popular Apple II computer, the Apple IIGS, in it's final configuration, the ROM 03.
 
This ROM 03 CPU includes:
 
  • ROM 03 Case, Motherboard, Power Supply
  • 4GS RAM from Briel Computers - Expands to 4MB RAM
  • Applied Engineering TranswarpGS - Hardware accelerator
  • CFFA 3000 Flash Drive and Compact Flash Drive, Loaded with GS/OS (boots in seconds)
  • Uthernet Ethernet Card - Adds Ethernet port and TCP/IP network stack applications
  • Keyboard
  • Keyboard Cable
  • Mouse
  • Power Cable
Keyboard cable, power cable, mouse and rear enclosure tab included in bubble wrap in main box.
 
Condition
 
This hot rodded Apple IIGS is a ROM 03 manufactured in June, 1991. It has been fully tested and tricked out with after market cards. The battery has been replaced. It is cosmetically and functionally great, except for one cosmetic issue that must be pointed out. In the rear of the machine, one of the tabs holding the lid shut had cracked, and the piece is included with the GS. It is almost invisible unless you inspect it (see photos). The case has general wear-and-tear but otherwise looks good.  
 
The machine has been booted with both a 5.25" and 3.5" floppy disk drive and AppleColor RGB display. It boots perfectly fine into GS/OS and Prodos or any 3.5" floppy game. The case has general wear-and-tear but otherwise looks good.
 
Please inspect the photos carefully.  This computer is over 30 years old. It is a used piece of equipment. Expect scratches, scrapes, sticker residue, dings or scuffs. I've attempted to note any major defects; however, I could miss things.
 
This item is sold AS IS.
 
Shipping
 
As this is as vintage computer, extra care has been taken in preparation for shipping. The shipping costs will be calculated automatically based on the location of the buyer. Local pickup in the Bay Area, California is welcome, but must happen within 14 days of the completed purchase. This item is well packaged and double-boxed for shipment: Item is wrapped carefully in anti-static bubble wrap, enclosed in a new, 20" x 16" x 6" Uline cardboard box, bubble wrapped again, and then enclosed in a second new, 22" x 18" x 8" Uline cardboard box. All shipments are sent via FedEx or UPS Ground for domestic and eBay International Shipping for international locations. Note that buyer is responsible for ALL customs and duty fees, no exceptions.
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eBay Restriction

eBay sent me a message this morning saying my account has been restricted for review, because they saw an account that was dormant suddently lists tons of things and it triggered a risk and verification hold.

They say they apologize for this but the existing bidding periods are gone, and existing bids are gone, while they verify I'm a real human being.

This is insane.

 

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Oh lord what a nightmare!!!

Oh lord what a nightmare!!! Wow. 

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eBay Fun

I spoke with them extensively. The finally got me a message that had an actual upload llnk for my drivers license, passport, proof of bank account, proof of residence, etc. However, they also asked for invoices for all my Apples from when I purchased them.

I asked, how on earth am I supposed to provide invoices for items I've owned for decades, most of which I bought on eBay?

So now I wait to see what they do. I don't want to re-list anything until I have assurances I won't get shut down again. It's a huge amount of work to properly schedule all the listings. The scheduled ones are still visible to me, but the active ones are "hidden" until this restriction is removed, then they will. need to be relisted again.

 

Remind me why there is no competition for eBay?

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