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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #225 on: 15:48, 25 January 12 »
Yes, I've already chosen the number: 1,000,264 That way I can claim that it was a hidden message about the forth coming Commodore series! I'm sure I'll get at least €10,000 for that. The great thing is, I can even use one of the broken C64s I have, because it doesn't even need to work :)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #226 on: 16:01, 25 January 12 »
The brown golden C64 has now gone above €700 ! These people really need to get a life....

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Goldener-C64-Commodore-C64-Computer-Computer-Klassiker-/280807587168?pt=Klassische_Computer&hash=item41616fbd60

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... Back in a bit, just off to buy some gold spray paint for my C64 with the missing side-plate....

If they have that sort of disposable income in the current economic climate then they could probably afford to buy a life as well  :D

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #227 on: 21:02, 25 January 12 »
 €700? Yeah, right. More like €2.121... :D

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #228 on: 21:07, 25 January 12 »
The world is crazy :P

For me is much more interesting, this and this, for only 40 pounds is a theft  ;)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #229 on: 21:11, 25 January 12 »
You could be right, £40 for a few sheets of paper :laugh: , is not like he is selling the copyright.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #230 on: 21:56, 25 January 12 »
€700? Yeah, right. More like €2.121... :D

That's just outright sad. I mean, in the close-up it doesn't even look like it's been well sprayed, you can see the original colour through the paint in some spots. Chances of being a fake 99%

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #231 on: 01:02, 26 January 12 »
That's just outright sad. I mean, in the close-up it doesn't even look like it's been well sprayed, you can see the original colour through the paint in some spots. Chances of being a fake 99%

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Just because I love to alienate myself but are you sure?  :D The only thing that strikes me is the keys look gold as far as I can tell and to my mind they would be the hardest thing to change? Also would they have not have originally taken the standard cases and had them professionally sprayed to keep costs down rather than added the gold colour to the plastic mould, or however they inject the colour into the plastic, considering it was a batch of a few hundred?
 
If it is genuine it seems to be heading for the right price:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/gold-commodore-64-sells-for-gbp-2650

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #232 on: 11:30, 26 January 12 »
It might actually be genuine, because they seem to all have been badly spray painted. But the keys weren't gold, they were the standard white/grey keys. You can see a very good close up of one here: http://www.heimcomputer.de/pics/c64gold4.jpg

Which makes them very easy to fake. In fact the board it's mounted on would be more difficult to fake than the C64 itself.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #233 on: 11:33, 26 January 12 »
It's not that difficult to put the paint in the plastic mix; they refill the tanks (paint, materials) all the time, though they *would* need to wash the machinery. I don't think that'd be that expensive, presumably they wash the machinery at the end of each cycle to keep it clean of goo and stuff.


Spraying them is just lazy. Yuk. A really bad job.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #234 on: 21:24, 30 January 12 »



Not sure of the relevance / value in getting one of these over Bryce Hardware Inc. (MegaFlash), but if you feel the need to get the old skool hardware, here's one for sale on ebay:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Maplins-Rombox-Amstrad-CPC-Computers-/160726454368?pt=UK_VintageComputing_RL&hash=item256c0b1060#ht_500wt_1174


(I recall someone was trying to buy my Maplin Rombox a while ago.... I won't sell  :-* [size=78%]  but maybe you can purchase this one?!)[/size]

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #235 on: 14:49, 20 February 12 »
I know we have some MSX2 fans here, so I thought I should point them to this. Looks like it's in excellent condition and even includes the shitty upright tapedeck and a few games too: http://www.ebay.de/itm/Philips-NMS-8245-MSX-2-Homecomputer-Zubehor-Privatsammlung-Vintage-/230749435567?pt=Klassische_Computer&hash=item35b9bcf6af

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #236 on: 21:08, 20 February 12 »
I know we have some MSX2 fans here, so I thought I should point them to this. Looks like it's in excellent condition and even includes the shitty upright tapedeck and a few games too: http://www.ebay.de/itm/Philips-NMS-8245-MSX-2-Homecomputer-Zubehor-Privatsammlung-Vintage-/230749435567?pt=Klassische_Computer&hash=item35b9bcf6af

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The tape deck is what sold it to me  :D
Reminds me of one of those old table top games...

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #237 on: 18:13, 22 February 12 »
I know we have some MSX2 fans here, so I thought I should point them to this. Looks like it's in excellent condition and even includes the shitty upright tapedeck and a few games too: http://www.ebay.de/itm/Philips-NMS-8245-MSX-2-Homecomputer-Zubehor-Privatsammlung-Vintage-/230749435567?pt=Klassische_Computer&hash=item35b9bcf6af

Bryce.


I loved the original MSX computer, I remember the Toshiba man game, you were dropped inside the computer and had to escape, there was also a really weird shoot-em-up I used to play called Bangers and Mash. Great computer!!!

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #238 on: 18:40, 24 February 12 »
Gosh! Basic Asic Batman! Hewson Anarchy Unprotected Master/workdisc:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Amstrad-CPC-Hewson-Anarchy-Unprotected-Master-/260965090014?pt=UK_PC_Video_Games_Video_Games_JS&hash=item3cc2bb42de

Pretty thin description tho .. veeery thin  :)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #239 on: 16:30, 26 February 12 »
Gosh! Basic Asic Batman! Hewson Anarchy Unprotected Master/workdisc:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Amstrad-CPC-Hewson-Anarchy-Unprotected-Master-/260965090014?pt=UK_PC_Video_Games_Video_Games_JS&hash=item3cc2bb42de

Pretty thin description tho .. veeery thin  :)

What more would u like to know, it's the real deal :-)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #240 on: 01:26, 29 February 12 »
What more would u like to know, it's the real deal :-)
Well, everything (where, when, who, why, errorfree, working, proff, open for europeans, etc)   :)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #241 on: 22:41, 01 March 12 »
If anyone is interested there is pascal on 3" disk on ebay, ends tomorrow.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/150767589334?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #242 on: 09:54, 02 March 12 »
Well, everything (where, when, who, why, errorfree, working, proff, open for europeans, etc)   :)

Open to CPC Wiki Europeans... yes fully working, it came into my possession a few years back now.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #243 on: 20:32, 04 March 12 »
So... the auction ended at a low price, was it anyone from here?

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #245 on: 20:51, 04 March 12 »
Apologies, I wasn't talking abou the Pascal one but about the workdisks :)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #246 on: 01:29, 09 March 12 »
Hi, just wondering if some of the carts this ebayer is selling (Operation Thunderbolt, Klax and Batman) were part of anything such as a demo machine for example, as most seem to have some sort of code printed on the label or are they just fakes (like Navy Seals appears to be in the list)?
 
http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Video-Games-/1249/i.html?_catref=1&_ssn=shark1e&_trksid=p3911.c0.m1538

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #247 on: 04:30, 09 March 12 »
Hi, just wondering if some of the carts this ebayer is selling (Operation Thunderbolt, Klax and Batman) were part of anything such as a demo machine for example, as most seem to have some sort of code printed on the label or are they just fakes (like Navy Seals appears to be in the list)?
 
http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Video-Games-/1249/i.html?_catref=1&_ssn=shark1e&_trksid=p3911.c0.m1538

This post made me take a close look at the cartridges I have, out of 7 cartridges (excluding burning rubber), 3, I think now are fakes, they have red and white labels, very similar to "real" cartridges, but underneath I can see the smaller labels shown in this auction, I can just about read that label, two of them used to be the Arnold diagnostic cartridges, I think I would have preferred the diagnostic cartridges to the games that they now contain.

The "fakes" do not have the copyright symbol, date or the publisher, and the white part of the label is plain white with the title produced by a dot matrix printer, the originals have some "background graphics" under the title.

The cartridges in the auction may be fakes or they may be genuine cartridges that were recycled.
« Last Edit: 04:41, 09 March 12 by steve »

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #248 on: 11:37, 09 March 12 »
I have seen real cartridges with dot matrix printed labels just like these.
So they may not be fake.
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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #249 on: 12:46, 09 March 12 »
Yeah, I think they may be ones out of those cartridge demo machine things, which were sold off once it became rather obvious that the demo machines weren't going to sell that many consoles.