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Show #20 (Oct 2012) eBay auction results

In the October 2012 episode of the Open Apple podcast, Mike and Ken reviewed several eBay lots. The results of those auctions are below.

TitleStarting bidEnd date# BidsSold
Charles Mangin's Mac Mini in Disk II enclosure$1,000 (Buy It Now)Oct 23, 2012 10:42:53 PDTDid not sell
Prototype RAMWORKS VGA interface for Apple IIe Applied Engineering$0.99Sep 24, 2012 08:02:50 PDT9$56 + $10 S&H
Prototype Apple IIc VGA adapter$0.99Sep 24, 2012 07:56:48 PDT7$36 + $14 S&H
ADTPro with adapters$160.00Sep 28, 2012 19:19:03 PDTDid not sell
Apple II ProDOS$35 (Buy It Now) + $9.65 S&HOct 02, 2012 01:36:52 PDT3 sold
Apple II GS/OS$24.99 (Buy It Now) + $8.86 S&HOct 03, 2012 16:05:02 PDT2 sold
Apple II-shaped lighter$499.99 (Buy It Now) + $29.99 S&HSep 15, 2012 21:24:03 PDTDid not sell
Apple II-shaped USB thumb drive$0.78Oct 02, 2012 10:30:31 PDT28$102.51 + $5.25 S&H
Stickers!$15 (Buy It Now)30 Sep, 2012 04:40:48 BSTDid not sell
More stickers!$11.99 (Buy it Now)05 Oct, 2012 17:14:23 BST20 sold

Ewen WannopThis month on Open Apple, Mike and Ken chat with Ewen Wannop, British programmer of 16-bit telecommunications programs such as Spectrum, SAM, SNAP, and SAFE. The hosts share feedback galore from the last episode and contemplate how to record a live show. After catching up on some headlines from last month, we plow forward, celebrating the return of an interactive fiction publication and grumbling that even beginner IF can be as obscure as the medium is infamous for. The September 2012 issue of Juiced.GS just shipped, and with it, a look at what features a hypothetical System 7.0 operating system would include. Is it reasonable to consider that a software upgrade warrants a hardware bump, and what the next model of Apple II would look like? Photos of Steve Jobs in his natural habitat show an Apple stronghold as Spartan as ever, but you can decorate yours with Melissa Barron’s screenprints from Etsy. There’s a Disk II floppy drive on eBay that holds within it a working Mac mini — a cool hack, but is it worth a cool grand? We question the value of purchasing free software on eBay and marvel at everything from lighters to thumb drives in the shape of an Apple II.

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