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Frank Romano Shows Off His Collection of Early Macintosh Computers

Published on April 2, 2014

This week Frank shows us a library of items he's put together related to the printing industry. Among them are early Apple computers.

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By Patrick Whelan on Apr 03, 2014

Awesome!

 

By Gordon Pritchard on Apr 04, 2014

Frank, you might find the info at this link interesting as I was one of the first to buy a MAC and use it as a design and illustration tool:
http://the-print-guide.blogspot.ca/2009/04/wayback-view-my-25th-anniversary-with.html

Here is the famous retort to Apple regarding the MAC's typographic capabilities:
http://the-print-guide.blogspot.ca/2010/03/wayback-view-march-1985-apple.html

 

By James Kohler on May 08, 2014

Frank - I'm like you in that I have at least 10 old Macs going back to the Mac Classic along with a 8086, 286, 386, 486, etc. My favorite is my 3 Amiga computers (500, 1200, Video Toaster). And then there is the Commodore 64 and a Commodore 64sx Portable! I have lots of other stuff my wife wishes I'd get rid up but it it too much fun firing up these old systems to remember what it was like in the "old days". Remember the Zip 100 that bankrupt Syquest!!

 

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