The iconic IBM 5150 Personal Computer. This is one of the earliest models with 16-64k memory board, original black box power supply and no hard drive installed. It is shown here with the ultra-rare dust cover plate installed over the floppy disk drive bays.… Read the rest
The short-lived Mattel Aquarius computer system was released by the prolific toy manufacturer in 1983. It was designed by Hong Kong-based Radofin, makers of the 1970s Tele-Sports Pong game and the Intellivision video game system. The original manufacturer's suggested retail price was $160.00.… Read the rest
This Fidelity Computer Products Sensory Chess Challenger "12" is from around 1983-1984. Marked as model SC-12, the Sensory Chess Challenger "12" is a deluxe 12-inch wood-framed unit with an expansion cartridge port and a printer output so you can print images of your games!… Read the rest
Here's the 1984 Chameleon Swamp Skier from the GI Joe A Real American Hero line of Hasbro toys I and every other boy I knew were obsessed with in the early '80s,
Used by Zartan, Master of Disguise, the swamp skier was designed to do exactly what its title suggests.… Read the rest
This trio of pre-Marvel Atlas Comics Tales of Suspense comic books from 1959-1960 were prized possessions to me as a young collector in the '80s. I always considered them my three favorite comics in my collection. Tales of Suspense issues 9, 10, and 17 were some of the oldest and rarest comic books I owned at the time.… Read the rest
This Sanyo vintage walkman is the M-G100 "Sportster", a portable personal cassette player that originally retailed for $119 back in 1983. Its a top-of-the-line unit with metal shell, soft touch controls, and high-tech auto reverse function so you can rock out without stopping to flip the tape over.… Read the rest
Here are just a few of the amazing peripheral accessories that were available for the powerful Hewlett-Packard HP 41C programmable calculator back in 1979-1980, including the Wand bar code reader and cartridge reader.
The Hewlett-Packard 82153A Wand bar code scanner / reader
This Hewlett-Packard 82153A Wand includes its original box, instruction book, Wand Paper Keyboard, "Read Me First" flyer, bar code order form, and a sealed package of bar code sticker sheets.… Read the rest
This United Scale Models brass model train is an early 1960's piece manufactured in Japan.
Its a highly detailed Baldwin Prairie type 2-6-2 steam locomotive in standard HO scale. The original box designates it as the "Prairie King", and it was sold with a high-end Pittman DC motor.… Read the rest
A collection of vintage Primus camp stoves and lanterns.
This vintage Primus camp stove was rebadged and sold through Sears & Roebuck stores around 1978-1979. The two-burner, 10,000-btu propane stove shown here was never used and comes in its original box with instructions and fuel line.… Read the rest
A collection of vintage Cosco furniture, including high chairs, playpens, TV trays...
This is a 1975 vintage Cosco playpen model 13-182 with the "Play Zoo" pattern introduced in 1974. It's a full-size playpen, measuring 40 inches x 40 inches, and stands 29 inches in height.… Read the rest