[rescue] [Fwd: WooHoo... Big Iron at auction IBM S/390]
bitrot at cat5.be
Mon Oct 4 14:15:03 CDT 2004
On 4 Oct 2004, at 19:24, Tom Ponsford wrote:
> Hey all you big iron collectors!!
> Tomorrow at the UA auction they got a Big S/390 with all the auxiliary
> cabinets. I fortunatly had my digital camera with me this time,s as the
> University FORGOT to post the computer on it's online site.
> This means that a lot of would-be purchasers may not be there. I
> suspect that
> the 390 and the associated cabinets will go cheap, but who knows. The
> University may decide to postpone the auction for the 390 til next
> time. If
> they don't..Here's your chance.
> You can bid by phone. But you'll need to set up an account with them
> the auction. Auction starts at 8:30 MT (tucson Az.). I expect that
> they will
> get to the s/390 at aroun 11:00 or 12:00 noon.
> I have some photos I took this morning. They are not labeled. I've
> down more info and I'm looking it up as we speak. The 390 is circa
> and is in #2 condition which is next to new. Several books/binders w
> documentation. Hey don't these things run linux on a virtual
> Anyway, see for yourself. (the brown lines on the machines is tape.
> It's too
> keep people from opening the cabs and removing componenets during
> day (today)
> Auction web page:
> Please do not read this sig. If you have read this far, please unread
> back to
> the beginning.
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That S390 gave me the worlds largest stiffie :)
what i would give to have that in my home..
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