After all these years, we finally got the opportunity to purchase an early-1980’s Apple II computer, specifically the Apple II Plus model A251016. We were very excited to finally come across one, but were saddened when it didn’t turn on when we got it home.
THis unit was tested with a working “System Saver” power cord, but it makes no noises, beeps, chirps or any other sounds. I assume the power supply is bad or in need of repair. Unfortunate, as it both looks great and had some fun stuff installed inside. The outer casing is in excellent cosmetic condition. Inside features an Apple board printer card, Apple Disk II card, and Language card. There’s also a Videx video card installed, as well as a Sup R Mod II channel 33 TV interface.
Finally, an Echo + Speech Music and Sound Synthesizer card with its original speaker, packaging, floppy disk and all paperwork. Also included was a pair of genuine Apple DOS 3.3 disks with original sleeves, Apple II ProDOS user manual, Apple II Disk Guide mini reference book, and the manual for a missing Apple numeric keypad.
The original shipping carton for the Apple II Plus.
Here’s a super-rare Apple Stand!
This circa-1983 “Apple Stand” shelf was designed to fit perfectly over the back half of the Apple II, IIe, II Plus, and III. Used for your monitor or Disk II drives, this Apple Stand is marked as model number 815-0540 REV. A. It has a platform approximately 9.25 inches in width.
The Apple “DMP” 9-pin Dot Matrix Printer model A2M0058.
This 1982 Apple DMP 9-pin Dot Matrix Printer model A2M0058 was the last parallel port printer manufactured for Apple and a precursor to the ImageWriter.
It is in excellent cosmetic condition and prints clearly. Unit powers on and will print its test page smoothly and accurately, but I couldn’t fully test it (thanks to the above dead Apple II computer). This unit has the original interface cable with instructions, the owners’ manual, an Apple II Dot Matrix Printer Demo diskette with original sleeve, print sample sheet, reference card and packing list. Check out this video of the Apple DMP in test mode…
Here’s what the print test page looks like…
Here’s the original print sample sheet included with this printer.
The Apple Disk II A2M0003 floppy disk drive set…
Here’s a 1983 System Saver cooling fan for the Apple II computer…
It attaches right into the vent slots on the side of the Apple II encasement, keeping the interior and power supply cool. Its also a surge suppressor and line noise filter!
It even fits on the Apple Stand!
Apple II Games on 5.25″ floppy disk
Captain Goodnight and the Islands of Fear
This original 1985 retail copy of the beloved Captain Goodnight and the Islands of Fear for the Apple II computer includes the 5.25″ floppy disk program and sleeve, “Top Secret Mission Dossier” instruction manual, Code Descrambler wheel, color Broderbund software catalog (featuring this game and others) and warranty card. Even includes an unused sticker that advertises the game!
A slightly more obscure game from 1982, Rendezvous is an incredibly difficult Space Shuttle flight simulator from Edu-Ware Interactive Simulations.
More Apple II computer games…
Sir-Tech’s Wizardry: Knight of Diamonds, Wizardry: Legacy of Llylgamyn, and Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (missing its box).