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1ST1
November 27th, 2016, 09:44 PM
Someone found very old computer parts in the house of his passed away grandpa who used to be computer service technician. The parts are from the following manufacturers/computers of the dinosaur era:

Ca. 160 tubes from IBM 604, 1948,
Parts of the Univac I, 1951

Thousands(?) of Circuit Boards from:
Olivetti ELEA ,
General Electric,
Bull Gamma,
IBM,
Honeywell,
RCA,
Fabri-Tek,
International Scientific Ltd,
Electronic Memories Inc.,
AMC,
Wang,

Oki Data,
Tally,NCR and more

Additionally :
Core memory (Kernspeicher),
punch tape puncher (Lochstreifenstanzer),
Devolo Disk Drives,
Keyboards,
Drives

Not all parts have been identified, so if one is looking for parts of that computer era it might be interesting to have a close look.

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Partially the collection has been displayed online for sale
https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/computermuseum-gesucht-riesige-sammlungsaufloesung-ab-1948/561196931-228-1028
https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/univac-1-sperry-rand-extrem-selten-nur-46-stk-gebaut-minivac-601/561196266-228-1028

The location is the town of Siegen, southeast of Cologne in Germany.

See also: http://forum.classic-computing.de/index.php?page=Thread&postID=106199#post106199

g4ugm
November 28th, 2016, 12:18 AM
look like it will take a long time to dispose of...

Al Kossow
November 28th, 2016, 06:26 AM
Someone found very old computer parts in the house of his passed away grandpa who used to be computer service technician. The parts are from the following manufacturers/computers of the dinosaur era:

Devolo Disk Drives,



I'm interested in the Diablo 30 disk drives.