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    IBM 360 with additional era equipment

    Greetings! My neighbor unfortunately just passed away and he was an amazing guy. He has an IBM 360 in his basement and I am trying to help his family sell it. Does anyone have any interest? I have attached pictures and the computer itself is in North Carolina. He has a disk drive also. Please let me know and God bless you! SteveIMG_1879.jpgIMG_1883.jpgIMG_1884.jpgIMG_1885.jpgIMG_1886.jpgIMG_1888.jpgIMG_1891.jpgIMG_1893.jpg

    #2
    Looks like a Model 30 to me with a 2311 drive. Definitely a museum piece.

    I'm sure you'll get inquiries. S/360s aren't all that common in the wild.

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      #3
      One party on your end of the country that might be interested is the Rhode Island Computer Museum - wouldn't hurt to drop them a line.
      Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
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        #4
        PM sent; this is exactly up the Corestore's street!

        Mike

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          #5
          A pretty rare event, seeing a new bit of 360 pieces like that. Hope it finds a good home.
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            #6
            I apologize for the quality of the pictures and for the limited amount of information I have provided. I really didn't expect there to be so much interest. Our neighbors will be back in a couple of weeks and I will quantify the pieces, get good photos and get an idea of the documentation he had. There were a lot of manuals laying around, again I apologize that I didn't pay more attention. I have talked with the folks and they would like to sell it outright, not really donate it to a museum. It would help fix up the house that is a bit of a mess. Thanks again - please let me know if you have any questions in the mean time and i will be back here with more info in a couple of weeks. Thanks again everyone for your support and interest and God bless you all, Steve

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              #7
              Originally posted by corestore.org View Post
              PM sent; this is exactly up the Corestore's street!

              Mike
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                #8
                Originally posted by Chuck(G) View Post
                Looks like a Model 30 to me with a 2311 drive.I'm sure you'll get inquiries. S/360s aren't all that common in the wild.
                That control panel is the same as the 360 Model 30 control panel in the RICM connection, and the same as used in the AMC Mad Men show.
                Member of the Rhode Island Computer Museum
                http://www.ricomputermuseum.org

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                  #9
                  wow! I too hope this ends up in a museum. My group Save the Machine (savethemachine.org) is located in western NC (Hickory, NC area) and would be interested if none of the larger museums are able to take it.
                  Save the Machine Computer Preservation Group | savethemachine.org

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                    #10
                    Please contact me, Cynde Moya, Librarian/Archivist at the Living Computer Museum cyndem@livingcomputermuseum.org to discuss price. Thank you.

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by Cynde View Post
                      Please contact me, Cynde Moya, Librarian/Archivist at the Living Computer Museum cyndem@livingcomputermuseum.org to discuss price. Thank you.
                      The elephant has just entered the room.

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                        #12
                        Awesome to see that there are so many interested parties. Wherever this beast winds up, it should have a good home
                        Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
                        Synthesizers: Roland JX-10/SH-09/MT-32/D-50, Yamaha DX7-II/V50/TX7/TG33/FB-01, Korg MS-20 Mini/ARP Odyssey/DW-8000/X5DR, Ensoniq SQ-80, E-mu Proteus/2, Moog Satellite, Oberheim SEM
                        "'Legacy code' often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling." - Bjarne Stroustrup

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                          #13
                          Kind request to the future owner to drop me email so I can update the remaining IBM 360/370 list:

                          http://www.ibmsystem3.nl/System360/index.html.

                          Thanks
                          Henk

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                            #14
                            Are there any operating System/360 machines around (I don't include Model 20--it's a S/360 in name only).

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by Al Kossow View Post
                              The elephant has just entered the room.
                              I've done business with Cynde, in the past. She's good people.

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