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The original Macintosh computer


Description
Manufacturer Apple Computer Corporation
Model Macintosh
Date Announced January 22, 1984
Date Canceled 1985 (although the Macintosh line continues today)
Number Produced Hundreds of thousands
Country of Origin USA
Price $2,500
Current Value $100 to $1,000 depending on condition, etc.
Specifications
Processor Motorola 68000
Speed 8 MHz
RAM 128 KB
ROM 64 KB
Storage Built in Floppy Drive (400K 3.5") Optional external 3.5" floppies Drive
Expansion None
Bus None
Video 512 x 364 monochrome
I/O Parallel, Serial
OS Options MacOS
Notes The Macintosh was the first in the long line of Mac machines that still exists today. It was introduced with the specifications above but quickly upgraded to include more RAM and better storage options.
Related Items in Collection Apple II, Apple II Plus, Apple III Computer, Apple Lisa 2
Related Items Wanted A better example, original software, etc.


During the 1970s the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) was an amazingly productive think-tank which conceptualized and created much of the technology that we are familiar with today. Things like the laser printer, for instance, originated at PARC. The Graphical User Interface was also first developed there.

In the early 1980s both Apple and Microsoft toured PARC and were inspired by the GUI technology they saw there. Xerox had produced the Alto and later the Star GUI based computers with little market success. Microsoft borrowed heavily from PARC to create the first version of Windows which was released to the general public late in 1983. Apple entered the GUI marketplace early in the same year with the original Apple Lisa.

A competing development project at Apple produced the Macintosh which shared many Lisa attributes but which was, in the end, a completely different machine. The Macintosh was a "people's computer" designed to be inexpensive and easy to use.

Ultimately the concepts that the Macintosh brought to market took hold and brought a new era in computing, as envisions by PARC, to reality.

The Macintosh in my collection is, hopefully, merely a placeholder machine. It is complete but non-functional - it boots to a "sad Mac" screen. It is also cursed with a security lock that has trapped the broken parts inside until I can figure out how to remove it without doing significant damage to the machine.

The original Apple Macintosh logo

The logo says "Macintosh" which means that this is an original machine and not the later Macintosh 128.


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(Submitted January 20, 2016 11:23:56 by Dan Stein)

In 1983, Apple gave my software company a pre- release 128K Macintosh to develop some software to be available when they released the Mac in 1984. This Mac has the development team's signatures inside on back panel, including Jobs and Woz. What is something like this worth?


(Submitted April 21, 2015 12:54:41 by John Coleman)

I have a working Mac Plus. I don't have a keyboard or mouse. I'd like to find it a good home.


(Submitted July 27, 2014 01:14:04 by Vernon Townsend)

I have a Macintosh 512K and I am looking for the floppy disk boot disk that would work with it. Any one, I'll gladly play a fair price..And thanks in advance. my email is towner7@yahoo.com


(Submitted February 11, 2014 04:20:39 by David Hughes)

a pink sparkly unicorn on the macintosh #swag yolo #eddiewong #videogamehighschool


(Submitted December 29, 2013 04:10:39 by Andre Surma)

Hi! Have Macintosh 512K in good condition. Unfortunately, I don't have boot diskette :( and I can't turn the Mac on. If anybody (who have old Macs with floppy drive) can write boot diskette for me - PLEASE, email me. I will give all directions and I will pay diskette delivery charge.


(Submitted June 5, 2013 12:31:25 by Sandra)

Perfect working 1990 MAC SE 30 for sale - original box, cloth padded carrying case, programs and disks, manual, keyboard, mouse, printer - COMPLETE, original owner $800.00 or BO.


(Submitted March 29, 2013 13:51:36 by Eduardo Pimenta)

Mar/29/2013 Please, would someone come into my life and deliver what I have been looking for! I have been looking for a macintosh 6500 /250/300 with a iomega zip-drive installed that works and Quarkxpress 3.3 or higher so I can retrieve some data from the zip. I'm willing to pay a reasonable price for it. Please call: 424 215- 8264 or email me to eduardo_pimentaus@yahoo.com


(Submitted October 29, 2012 00:33:41 by Tyler)

Hi, I have 2 different Macintosh Computers in Great condition with mouse/keyboard/ etc. and a printer as well. If anyone is interested in this please contact me, thanks !


(Submitted September 5, 2012 15:31:11 by Greg)

I have an Apple A9MO300 Modem for Mac Classic. Anyone interested?


(Submitted August 3, 2012 16:27:54 by ldow2000)

For ANYONE, who asked if anyone's interested in their old computer, if anyone will sell it for $30 I'll buy it!


(Submitted August 2, 2012 09:13:19 by judy baker)

I have 2 large cabinet style series 34 ibm computers. i would like to know what they are worth.


(Submitted July 12, 2012 15:23:31 by Julie Green)

I have a 1984 Mac original (not the 128K) with: mouse, keyboard, MacBottom, Balance of Power disc and book, hard travel case by Koszegi, soft travel case. Also books: Mac Manual, Mac Project, Balance of Power, 2nd Edition of Mac bible 1988-89. I need to sell all. Anyone interested?


(Submitted July 7, 2012 18:39:05 by Jim)

I have an original 128K Mac,with Box, - The carrying case - with Box - the Apple Imagewriter with Box - the Keyboard and Mouse Covers and all of the original manuals and disks - Best Offer


(Submitted June 16, 2012 23:47:34 by Helen)

I have a performa 6360 and a Macintosh II for sell; however they are not in working condition. If you are high-tech you may beable to get them up and running or simply use as a display.


(Submitted May 17, 2012 05:43:18 by Lee)

I have Mac Plus SCSI drives, cables, image writer printer with carrying case, printer ribbons, and a box full of software for the MacPlus.


(Submitted April 17, 2012 22:09:12 by ToddDaniel)

Hey any ideas on selling my Macintosh 512K Hyperdrive General Computer Model Number: M0001W 512K ... Any Help here would be much appreciated...thanx...ToddDaniel


(Submitted April 16, 2012 21:42:27 by JEN)

I have a apple classic in the box with mousepad, mouse three boot disks and one hyperfloppy the reference manual and keyboard. $1000 money order only.


(Submitted March 20, 2012 17:07:10 by Mike)

I have an original 128k Mac with keyboard, mouse, manuals and books, Imagewriter printer (with new unused ribbon), and the original white plastic kit containing diskettes and cassettes for A Guided Tour of MacWrite-MacPaint and A Guided Tour of Macintosh. Also a bunch of diskettes. Unfortunately, no original carton. Willing to sell...


(Submitted March 7, 2012 20:10:59 by Peter)

Hi Everyone,

I WTB Macintosh 128K. Doesn't have to work, I just want to display it.


(Submitted March 1, 2012 23:18:19 by Remy)

I have 1987 Macintosh se and works but will not sell


(Submitted February 25, 2012 17:18:27 by david)

I have a color classic that worked right before i put a new hard drive in, swapped from a performa. Now although i hear the chime and the drive booting and the sound kicking in, and feel static on the screen and hear the high pitch of the monitor, I have no picture. It remains black. Any answers? I have tried the usual tricks; pram battery swapping,... leaving it plugged in and unplugged... Any answers?


(Submitted February 8, 2012 04:54:38 by Zein)

Hi! Have Macintosh 512K in good condition. Unfortunately, I haven't boot diskette :( and I can't turn the Mac on. I live in Russia, there are not many old-style Macs. If anybody (who have old Macs with floppy drive) can write boot diskette for me - PLEASE, email me. I will give all directions and I will pay diskette delivery charge.


(Submitted February 5, 2012 14:22:03 by charlie)

i have a 660AV. comes with monitor, cd caddy and all cables, user manuals keyboard and mouse, the whole she-bang. hasnt been run in 5 years, prob needs new clock batt. any interest?

thanks


(Submitted January 12, 2012 22:14:40 by blake Annexstad)

I want a Macintosh Performa 200. Anyone got one of thoe for sale?


(Submitted January 3, 2012 05:08:35 by Nigel)

Hi everyone, I am in need of a ThunderScan, an attachment that you add to the ImageWriter printer to turn it into a scanner. There were several different versions, but I would like the Macintosh Plus or higher version. It has its own separate power supply. It would need to have the macintosh install floppies. I live in Edinburgh, Scotland. If anyone has one that they do not need, please contact me on nigelferguson6@gmail.com. Thanks!


(Submitted December 18, 2011 08:34:43 by David)

Hi, I am looking for a macintosh computer (can be any model as long as it is working) and any apple printers (stylewriter, laserwriter, imagewriter). I live in Edinburgh, Scotland. Also, if anyone has any AppleTalk or LocalTalk cables or connectors then I would also be interested. Please e-mail me at nigelferguson6@gmail.com Thank you


(Submitted November 27, 2011 15:20:43 by Jerry)

Hello Everyone, I have a Quadra 840AV and PowerBook 165. Make me an offer and cover shipping. I almost through them out, but I couldn't bring myself to do it... Quadra goes to Happy/Sad Face. I don't know what the problem may be. PowerBook 165, I think this can be used for parts. Bottom part of the case is cracked. Used to work before the power supply was lost. Extras, Extended key board, mouse Assorted cables old leather laptop case for powerbook. Total weight: 55lb approx Let me know if you are interested or if you would like pics. jerryperez1 @ mac.com (remove spaces to email me) Thanks


(Submitted November 28, 2011 14:40:50 by Lee Taitelbaum)

i have a Macintosh SE/30 with case and everything for sale please contact me at dirtyvenom337@aol.com


(Submitted November 8, 2011 10:10:44 by Florian)

Hey Mac-Heads, Im in search for a Macintosh 128k If you got one and youre willing to sell please contact me

f.defren@web.de

Greets

Florian


(Submitted November 7, 2011 22:24:47 by Regina)

My dad was on the original Mac 100 team and he was given an original mac with his name molded into the case. Do you have any idea what it would be worth. He was not a famous member of the team. He worked in the test engineering section.


(Submitted October 17, 2011 01:27:06 by Alex Rodriguez)

I have a Macintosh 512ke and I am looking for the floppy disk that would work with it. Any one?? my email is youknowalex@me.com


(Submitted August 18, 2011 16:54:08 by Zephyr )

I have an original still working Macintosh Plus, with Software, keyboard and mouse. In addition One Nero with charge station, and PC compatibility software, Would like it to go to a collector who would appreciate a vintage working classic model. Asking $650 for the entire bundle. Email me at zmcbreeze@yahoo.com for more info.


(Submitted August 12, 2011 10:18:27 by David)

Hello, I have a macintosh classic II and I am wanting a few bits of kit to add to my colection. First of all I was wanting an apple external floppy disk drive with a conector able to connect to my macintosh. I am also wanting a localtalk to ethernet bridge so i can connect it to the internet. Also, if anyone had any software/download link for an internet browser that works for mac os 7.0.1 or an alternative way to connect it to the internet then that would be greatly appreciated. I live in edinburgh so please tell me your postage charge. Email me at fergusondavid6@gmail.com Thanks


(Submitted July 31, 2011 20:16:03 by J Richards)

I have a Macintosh Classic (Dec 1990) with keyboard/mouse for sale. The unit works and has no damage, I just do not have the floppy to run it. Please email for more information.


(Submitted July 17, 2011 12:44:05 by Josh)

I have a Macintosh II that I bought in college back in the 80's when they first came out. Willing to sell if anyone is interested, please email me @ jking134@yahoo.com


(Submitted June 10, 2011 18:10:16 by josh myers)

i have a macintosh classic apple computer thats just sitting here and trying to get it sold make me an offer.i dnt have a mouse or keyboard but i could find one


(Submitted May 16, 2011 15:54:23 by Kostas)

Hello, i would like to buy a Mac 128 in working and great condition with the mouse, keyboard and any other peripheral in working condition, a complete set. Please e mail me if you are interested to sell one.


(Submitted May 10, 2011 19:22:04 by Chet Hanson)

Hi, We have a Macintosh 512k model # M0001k. We bought it in the early to mid 80s when they had a deal for college students. There are manuals (the Macintosh owners manual, Macpaint, Imagewriter Users Manual Part I reference, Macintosh 800k External Drive Manual, and Macwrite manual). There are discs for Macwrite and Macpaint, system disc, and a guided tour of McIntosh. There is a padded carrying case. There is an original Imagewriter printer and an 800k external drive. 2 keyboards and a key pad (numerical). I believe all the cords are here as well. As I recall it was not working properly, but I have not used it for a long time and cant tell you why.

I would be interested in hearing what you think is a fair price. Everything on the exterior, manuals, etc, are in excellent condition.

Ideaguy@chethanson.com


(Submitted May 8, 2011 13:31:15 by Sam R)

My wife has an original 1984 Mac and printer with boxes, manuals, disks, etc., all in great condition. We'd be interested in selling it. Please contact me if you are interested or could help estimate the price. I have no idea but figure there must be some demand for it.


(Submitted May 5, 2011 13:52:28 by RA)

I have an Apple Macintosh Classic II for sale. With keyboard, mouse, carrying case. Powers on but does not boot (didn't try boot disk). Let me know if interested.


(Submitted April 22, 2011 20:36:00 by TheGeekMaster)

I am looking to purchase an original macintosh for my own personal use and to add to my computer collection. Please help. Send me an email with offers at braden.frondorf@gmail.com


(Submitted April 9, 2011 15:56:30 by Ben)

Hi, I have a working macintosh 128k (pre re-badge) with a keyboard, mouse, manual, system disk, broken external disk drive, imagewriter, and 1000 sheets of dot matrix paper. Does anyone know how much this is worth? anyone interested?


(Submitted March 24, 2011 12:55:37 by alan)

looking for keyboard, mouse and printer connector for appple classic plus to read some old disks and print. Can even return these after use or purchase


(Submitted March 18, 2011 19:02:20 by Eric)

I have an Apple Macintosh no keyboard or mouse would like to sell tribiger18@telus.net


(Submitted March 18, 2011 10:22:27 by james inverarity)

hello there everybody, i found a old macintosh 128k in my old loft at home, its in full working order (happy face when it comes on) it includes mouse,keyboard, all wires, manuals and it has a external hard drive. i am looking to sell this as i am moving house soon. all offers welcome or even information on how to find colectors to buy this item. thanks very much james


(Submitted March 16, 2011 13:36:26 by Andrew)

Hello, I have 2 mac plus's but don't have a system disk for them! Would anyone be willing to copy theirs? Also any software would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in Advance! :)


(Submitted March 15, 2011 14:24:38 by Brian)

I have a vintage macintosh light up sign in excellent condition that I've been told there was only 1000 made. One sold on Ebay.com for over $1000, I am taking offers as of now. Thx for looking.


(Submitted March 4, 2011 00:26:12 by Jeff)

Hello all! I would like to share with you that I have 8 vintage MacIntosh computers that are complete. More of these will be on the way and I have 2 posted on Ebay now if anyone is interested in one or is looking for one. I have so many of them that I need to get rid of and they are up for bid on Ebay. Feel free to check them out, here is a link to one of my listings at Ebay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ViewItem&item=190507408636&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX: IT Few of these were used very little and works great! No changes were made. I even have some accessories and software too! Those will be up soon. Webmaster: You are welcome to check them out too if you are looking for anything in particuliar too. You are also welcome to use copies of my photos for introductions. Thanks.


(Submitted March 1, 2011 19:29:57 by James Longinotti)

WANTED!!!: Macintosh SE/30 JamesLonginotti(at)Gmail(dot)com

I also have one of these same units that needs ankeyboard and system disk :-/


(Submitted February 15, 2011 16:42:28 by Jim)

I have that exact machine and it still works. I also have the optional hard drive attachment and the caring case making it is a true laptop :). I carried it to college with me in the late 80's. If someone wants to purchase it, make me and offer and I will decide if i want to see her.


(Submitted February 7, 2011 14:24:52 by John)

I am looking to purchase an working vintage Mac 128k system, the initial release model. I'm a long time early adoptor of apple products, but from the Apple ][ Forever side of the story. I'm looking for a system to complete the picture, so to speak.


(Submitted January 27, 2011 15:49:37 by Eleanor Brennan)

My son has an original Macintosh sold to Drexel University in February 1984. It's in excellent working condition. Can anyone let us know where to find collectors interested in buying it.


(Submitted January 18, 2011 15:35:06 by Dean)

I was a certified Apple Tech back in the early 80's..I own the original Mac..came with a 128k sys.bd. and a sigle sided floppy but mine has the 512k upgrade sysbd and a double sided floppy..I have the orginal sysbd in the antistatic bag the 512 came in..I also have my original Imagewriter printer in the ORIGINAL BOX!..excellent shape!..software too..anyone remember the game Transylvania? I might sell to a collector who loves it as much as me.


(Submitted January 17, 2011 01:47:13 by David)

WANTED: Apple macintosh external SCSI hard disk drive with or without manuals. Any size will do. And/or an external 800k or 1.4mb floppy disk drive.Please e-mail me at fergusondavid6@gmail.com Thanks


(Submitted January 13, 2011 20:41:55 by Cy)

I have an Apple Macintosh Classic II for sale. Still works fine w/ original keyboard, mouse and all install disks and manuals. Please let me know if you are interested in making an offer.


(Submitted January 12, 2011 16:23:55 by Brandon Liu)

Hey guys I have a Macintosh 512k complete with power cable, keyboard, mouse, and Mac write and Mac paint. It's in superb condition. I not sure if I want to sell it but if I get the right offer I might let it go. Please email me at flame807@gmail.com send me a offer Oh please no low ballerz Thanks


(Submitted January 9, 2011 13:36:37 by Jacquelyn)

I have a mint condition original Apple Macintosh SE from 1989. It was only used for 3 years. It works beautifully. I also have the original box. Am interested in selling it for fair, best price. Please email me jdavis@jacquelyndavis.com


(Submitted December 31, 2010 16:10:35 by Terry)

I have in its original box a Mac Plus 1mg machine extended keyboard with a 20mg ext drive. Also the printer and all cables. Also have original software and games. Willing to sell for serious collectors. Machine is in mint condition and works.


(Submitted December 30, 2010 09:22:16 by Jim)

I have had maybe 25 of these and donated them all about 10 years ago. A business friend of mine had around 125 of these babies stored in an extra house (you read that right), and probably still has some of them, at least, if not all.


(Submitted December 27, 2010 22:52:14 by Tyson)

Recently cited on Craigslist.

http://kansascity.craigslist.org/sys/2128531557.html

Man, in grad school at K-state I had 20-40 of these in my office that were outdated. I was getting an MFA in design and head of the computer lab. I was going to make a sculpture with them but the head of the art dept. made me throw them all away. Bummer.


(Submitted December 25, 2010 19:46:00 by Asa)

Does anybody know how you can fix the disk drive? or know where i could find a replacement?


(Submitted December 20, 2010 01:56:59 by Nathan)

I have one of these vintage mac for sales if your intrested email me :) natalio91@hotmail.com


(Submitted December 14, 2010 10:45:26 by Michael Wolff)

I would love to buy a 512 mac in good working condition with Macwrite - It was my first computer and I still dream about it I can't pay through the nose.


(Submitted November 21, 2010 10:26:44 by Nigel)

Hi,does anyone have an old macintosh plus mouse and keyboard? Please E-mail me at nigelferguson6@gmail.com Thanks!


(Submitted November 12, 2010 13:23:12 by bob g)

I have a mac 512k with mouse and keyboard that all work. Make me an offer!


(Submitted October 18, 2010 11:21:48 by Richard John)

Interested in buying a Macintosh 128k or 512k in working conditions. Im not a collector, I grew up with that machine and well gave it to a student years later. I found dozens of programs I made myself while looking for junk for a garage sale, and well want to run them :)


(Submitted October 4, 2010 18:31:33 by Brandon)

I have tons of mac floppy disk software and system disks. Anybody out there need/want them? Also have wacom's first tablet with original stylus that I used to use with my old macintosh computers. Contact me at carterbq@gmail.com if interested. Thanks.


(Submitted October 3, 2010 14:18:55 by Asa)

Will pay up to $100 for Mac 128k or 512k


(Submitted August 29, 2010 21:23:38 by Tim Dooling)

I have a Mac 512k from 1985 (still works) and an SE/30 from 1990 (also still works). Lots of system software and programming software for both of them. Pascal and C.

Make me an offer!!!!!


(Submitted August 12, 2010 20:58:01 by Laurie)

I have an original 1984 signed Mac. I still works and has the keyboard, mouse printer and bag. It was upgraded to a 512K. I am interested in selling it if anyone is interested.


(Submitted August 11, 2010 05:49:30 by antony)

I have a Macintosh plus 1 MB, I did try to run the machine, but It does'nt work. There is one disk inside and I'm not able to extract it. May be is not an operating system disk. The machine run properly until appeare the error: system error ID 07 (I'm not sure about the 0 because I see one little square). Coul someone help me? Thanks...


(Submitted August 9, 2010 06:57:54 by TGGT)

I am selling a Macintosh color classic in wonderful condition plus extras. If anyone is interested...check out my eBay auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290461104689&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT


(Submitted June 30, 2010 19:19:18 by Cisco)

I have a MacCharlie, the IBM add on for the Mac that let it run IBM DOS stuff


(Submitted June 8, 2010 01:29:50 by Reijo)

I have Mac 128k from 1984. It should be in a working condition. I do also have the original package with foams and prochyres. There is also Macpaint and Macwrite and the cassette Flashdance. My printer from 1984 is Imagewriter size A3.


(Submitted May 30, 2010 10:41:40 by Tim McManus)

I have an original Macintosh 128, without the 128 after the word Macintosh on the back. Original manuals, cassette tapes, warranty cards, system disks, original MacWrite and MacPaint disks, manuals and packaging. Some of the packaging is damaged (crushed cardboard) and I do not have the original packaging. I have the mouse, keyboard, and an Imagewriter II printer.

Is anyone interested in this before it goes to eBay?


(Submitted May 10, 2010 18:09:29 by BondPC)

I have Mac Classic, Mac SE and Mac SE/30, Dot Matrix (132 column) apple printer + extra ribbon cartriges, apple keyboards and only have one mouse. I will include an original boxed version of Lode Runner, in mint condition if everything is bought as a lot.

I will sell items above to collectors, for reasonable offers only please.

Interested parties please respond to me by email : BondPC AT HotMail DOT com


(Submitted April 19, 2010 12:36:07 by Brian)

I still have my old Macintosh SE that was given to me by my step-father when he upgraded to a PowerMac 6100/60. The SE was an awesome workhorse for me when I was in school. It originally came with OS 6.0.2, but I upgraded it to OS 7.1. I did a RAM upgrade on that thing which dumped up the RAM capacity to 2.5MB. My SE came with dual SuperDisk diskette drives and a 20MB Seagate SCSI HDD. It still boots and runs to this very day.


(Submitted April 7, 2010 08:13:43 by Brian Deuel)

I picked up a 512k Fat Mac locally for $15, with Systems 1-4 on floppies (all work) and one of my holy grails- a Macintosh Tour floppy that works as well! The case is a little yellow, and someone carved a number into it, but other than that, it's in great shape. The screen is a bright as it was back in '85, and no burn in!


(Submitted April 3, 2010 20:44:30 by Jen)

I have a Mac 512 enhanced computer in good, working condition, with keyboard, mouse, dust covers (for computer & keyboard) manual and a external floppy drive that seems to be intermittently working. The computer works fine- it's been recently booted and I have floppy disks with some software (& system folder). I am looking to sell - please let me know if you are interested.


(Submitted January 6, 2010 20:50:03 by Lynnett )

Hi, have an Apple IIc (model 6090S)system complete with original components software and manuels. Also have a Macintosh Plus system (model M001A) with all its original componets, manuels and intro disc. Both systems still work beautifully. Have loads of photos. Any collectors out there interested?


(Submitted January 3, 2010 22:36:12 by Dylan)

Does anyone have a mac classic ii for sale? I am a Macintosh collector trying to buy one 128k, 512k, Plus, SE (all configurations), SE/30, Classic, Classic II, Color Classic and Color Classic II.


(Submitted December 17, 2009 22:34:29 by David Lightman)

I had one a long time ago but it was thrown away as we had got a newer computer. The memories are faint, but there. I want one and if any are generous please email regarding sending me one for free. I know not how to purchase something over the internet as I do not have a credit card, but use casch. If there was a way to pay cash online i may consider purchasing items


(Submitted September 17, 2009 14:23:27 by Philip xiong)

I am looking for a keyboard and mouse for 1985 Apple Computer. If you have one or know where I can find one, please email me. Thanks


(Submitted September 9, 2009 17:14:39 by (a href=mailto:)linuxlove(/a))

Kaira, you should keep that Mac as a collectible.


(Submitted August 1, 2009 17:05:38 by Kaira)

I have an original signed 1984 Apple Macintosh. Any Ideas what is is worth - I might want to sell.


(Submitted July 14, 2009 02:17:28 by Elliott Hill)

I repaired the Early Apples (IIe,lisa,128,512,plus,SE) in an Apple dealers shop. It was interesting keeping up with all the Apple Part Revisions. The Mac power supply was poorly designed, it had a low power SCR and would fail a lot. (white line on screen). Our first fix method was the MAC-SLAP, a hard slap on the right side of the case, sometimes worked. Not all compact Mac cases are Signed, Only the early ones. not the SE, Classic.


(Submitted June 2, 2009 13:53:43 by Lukas)

has anyone a old Macintosh i m interested an would like to buy one pls send me a e-mail


(Submitted May 22, 2009 09:21:58 by (a href=mailto:)linuxlove(/a))

Erik, could you provide pictures of the acursed security lock? Someone around might know how to open it without messing up the case.


(Submitted December 20, 2008 14:43:28 by scott)

Im looking for some sytem discs for an original 1984 macintosh i recently bought. Anyone have some to sell?? seosg@comcast.net


(Submitted October 23, 2008 15:48:42 by TechWizard86)

I currently want to part with a Mac Classic II..it isn't working *boots to a screen with black and white stripes* but maybe someone will be able to restore it...I can send it as i no longer have a need for it. Email me at omega0_0@hotmail.com and we may be able to arrange its long needed departure.


(Submitted September 22, 2008 15:49:45 by linuxlove)

Paul, you should keep that Mac! Maybe you should make a video of it and post it on youtube! Some people (Including myself) would love to see an old mac like that!


(Submitted August 25, 2008 17:00:35 by Erik)

Rich - all of the original Mac's (with Macintosh on the label per the pic above) were signed units. The signatures are part of the mold used to make the case back.


(Submitted August 25, 2008 16:23:24 by rich)

Is there a way to tell using serial number on the original mac if it a signed case?? I have to very eary ones in the box with all the stuff.


(Submitted August 21, 2008 17:48:03 by Paul)

I have an original Macintosh, but it is a Pre-release unit. That is there is a sticker on it that states that it has not yet passed the FCC tests. It also is void of any product label on the back. It does have the signatures inside the case, and runs the original OS v0.1, pre SSW 1. Any idea at all what this puppy would be worth?


(Submitted August 5, 2008 13:51:39 by c)

Im looking for a macintosh plus 1MB with a keyboard, mouse printer, hard drive and original software (like macpaint and macwrite.) and games. If any one has one, I will buy it for $25


(Submitted July 27, 2008 19:19:28 by John)

I have a Mac Classic the back of yjcase is Dated 1991 I have the Original Key board and mouse its a 1 button mouse I have some software for it and blank floppy discs


(Submitted July 16, 2008 14:48:41 by Ekim)

Check Smallmart.nl if somebody wants a cheap Apple classic


(Submitted April 2, 2008 08:13:19 by Kendall Seabury)

Hi, i am looking for a Macintosh 512k condition is not an issue as long as it work. it would be good if it came along with the keyboard and mouse. if you have software thats would be good to!!


(Submitted January 18, 2008 03:18:46 by (a href=mailto:)Jon(/a))

The Macintosh 128K is a little different than the original Macintosh.It has different 400k drive electronics and a slightly different ROM. I have 2 original Macs(both work) pre 6000 series with 1983 logic boards


(Submitted December 16, 2007 22:13:51 by John)

I have 1 and maybe two original Macintosh Classics new in their original box. We never used them and let them set in their packaging. I would be interested in selling them for a modest price.


(Submitted October 29, 2007 05:51:07 by aro)

Hulloif anybody is interested in my 19197 mac monitor and key board please email me. The Model number is M2978. I shall gladly donate it. All you need to do is pay for the shipping. I live in India


(Submitted October 29, 2007 05:52:53 by aro)

Hullo if anybody is interested in my 1997 mac monitor and key board please email me. The Model number is M2978. I shall gladly donate it. All you need to do is pay for the shipping. I live in India


(Submitted October 26, 2007 09:49:38 by Jay)

I'm looking to purchase a Mac, any type, running System 7.0 or 7.1.


(Submitted October 24, 2007 19:04:16 by Sharad)

I am looking for either an 128k or a 512k. One of the initial models for a museum exhibit. Condition is not an issue--it will just be on display. It would be nice if it came with all the pieces (mouse and keyboard) and better if it included other parts, but not necessary. It's just for representation of what the earlist Mac looked like.


(Submitted September 25, 2007 08:17:02 by ken edwards)

I have an original mac 128( upgraded to 512), printer, 10 meg hard drive, carry case, mac paint & wrie, mutiliplan and etc. Everything is in excellent shape and all work. I would like to sell entire collection.


(Submitted September 25, 2007 06:46:03 by Craig)

I have a MAC SE that still works...has been sitting in the closet for years and I would be willing to part with it... likely have some of the original disks as well if I look hard enough


(Submitted September 9, 2007 13:36:22 by Eddie Mendoza)

I have a 1987 Macintosh Plus 1 Mb. It is in excellent condition and starts up, but I don't have the original Keyboard. Does anyone know what this is worth?


(Submitted September 8, 2007 12:08:42 by Chris Smith)

Hello, I'm looking for a complete functional early Mac with macpaint, macwrite, etc. for educational purposes (a graphic design history class). Thanks Chris


(Submitted August 22, 2007 19:17:04 by John)

i have one of these i also have several old computers and they all work


(Submitted May 17, 2007 20:52:49 by Bax)

Windows afaik didn't come out till 1985 - not released to the general public late in 1983 as you claim. Apple were well ahead of MS in GUI introduction with the Lisa in '83. :)


(Submitted May 1, 2007 16:33:54 by (a href=mailto:)Ian(/a))

Actually the original Macintosh and the Macintosh 128k were the same.


(Submitted April 28, 2007 20:31:13 by Gregoire Dave)

I have a Macintosh PowerBook 170 real good shape looking for software for it thanks Dave


(Submitted April 24, 2007 14:56:51 by LAURA)

i am desperately looking for a oregon Trails game on a 5.25 inch floppy disc. if anyone has one, i will pay $75 for it.. Please help! charleygirl1215@hotmail.com


(Submitted April 11, 2007 16:08:19 by Rick Scudder)

I bought a Mac in April 1984. The last time I checked it, it ran fine. I have the original programs, and have it stored in a carrying case. I have several other Macs and a Mac clone up and running right now. The only thing I disposed of what the serial printer which died a long time ago.


(Submitted April 11, 2007 14:57:23 by Elizabeth Paden)

I have a Macintosh Plus 1 Mb. It is in excellent condition and starts up, but I don't have the floppy necessary to actually run it. I have the original Keyboard, Mouse, and the Apple 800K External Drive. I, also, have the original Carrying Case and LoDown Hard-Disk and Tape Back- Up that was used with it. Do you have an idea how much this antique is worth??


(Submitted April 11, 2007 14:57:17 by Elizabeth Paden)

I have a Macintosh Plus 1 Mb. It is in excellent condition and starts up, but I don't have the floppy necessary to actually run it. I have the original Keyboard, Mouse, and the Apple 800K External Drive. I, also, have the original Carrying Case and LoDown Hard-Disk and Tape Back- Up that was used with it. Do you have an idea how much this antique is worth??


(Submitted April 11, 2007 14:27:06 by Mike Livingstone)

I have a Mac 512K that was my first real computer. I still have the original manuals, software and manuals for the MacPaint & MacWrite. Would a collector be interested in this? I should add this computer was bought in Canada.


(Submitted April 10, 2007 21:02:19 by Gary C)

I have one with carrying case in my parents basement, that was subsequently upgraded with an external 800K floppy drive and 512K of RAM.

The original 128K mac introduced in 1984 was subsequently known as a Thin Mac. It was later introduced with a badly needed 512K RAM upgrade as the Fat Mac. The thin version was barely usable and would crash often. Later on the Mac+ was introduced with 1M of RAM, a SCSI port, and a dual side 800K drive. (But still no internal drive)


(Submitted April 10, 2007 17:13:02 by Bob)

Well, technically, the machine IS a Macintosh 128, but at the time, there was no other model, so there was no need to differentiate it from others. Your comment implies that there was a later model called the Mac 128 that was somehow different.

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