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Commodore Amiga 2000 Computer (1987)

The Commodore Amiga 2000 computer system.
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AmigaOS Operating System Windows Desktop

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The Amiga 2000 processor cabinetamiga 2000 computer amiga 2000 computer

The Amiga 2000 mouse and keyboard model KQQ-E94YCamiga 2000 computer

The AmigaOS v2.0 Operating System disks and literatureamiga 2000 computer

Inside the casing of the Amiga 2000 computer
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The Amiga 1084 color monitor, sold separately as a peripheral accessory to the Amiga 2000 computer

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amiga 1084 color monitor

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Panasonic RE-7750 4-Channel Receiver

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First introduced in late-1971, this Panasonic RE-7750 receiver is from their "Series 44" line of 4-channel / quadraphonic / quadrasonic receivers and players.panasonic re-7750

The exciting new world of quadraphonic stereo surround sound was just taking off when Panasonic introduced a line of 4-channel products, including three different receivers (two with 8-track players built-in) and a quadraphonic turntable.… Read the rest

1970s Rain Lamp

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The mineral oil rain lamp is among the truly quintessential oddities of the 1970's. The earliest rain lamp I can find appeared in a 1973 newspaper advertisement, retailing at a cost of $149.99 . Rain lamp ads came with tag lines like, "To see it is to love it", "A real conversation piece", "Fascinating to watch it work",  "A fresh new idea that dramatizes any room", and "One of the most unique designer lamps ever seen".… Read the rest

Akai AM-2200 Amplifier

Akai AM-2200 amplifier

The Akai AM-2200 was manufactured between 1976 and 1979. Its an integrated amplifier rated at 20 watts-per-channel and has quintessential 1970's style with all-aluminum face, knobs and buttons. The Akai AM-2200 is a slightly obscure model, originally designed to compliment the Akai AT-2200 AM/FM tuner, but is still well-respected by its past and current owners.… Read the rest

The Lasonic TRC-931 Boombox

Lasonic trc-931

The Lasonic TRC-931 boombox is truly the undisputed heavyweight champion of boomboxes. With two 8-inch woofers and an abundance of bells and whistles, its sheer size dwarfs the Magnavox and Emerson boomboxes I had when I was a kid.  A friend in middle school brought his Lasonic TRC-931 on a field trip, which I believe was the very first time I experienced the emotion of jealousy.… Read the rest

Par Picture Puzzle

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The Par Picture Puzzle is among the most sought-after jigsaw puzzle brands ever made...and with good reason. The Par Company of Brooklyn, New York has been manufacturing these wood-backed jigsaw puzzles since the 1930's. The quality of craftsmanship in the intricately-cut wooden backed pieces is simply stunning, and the time and expertise it takes to assemble one is a challenge even to the most experienced puzzle solvers.… Read the rest

The Ronco Record Vacuum

Ronco Record Vacuum

The original 1976 Ronco Record Vacuum!  Manufactured for Ronco Teleproducts by Southbury Manufacturing of South Britain, Connecticut, the Ronco Record Vacuum is an ingenious battery-operated device that  seems like such a ridiculous novelty that you'd think it couldn't possibly work, and...well, the jury's still out. … Read the rest

Ted Williams Kangaroo Leather Sport Boots

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Ted Williams Kangaroo Leather Sport Boots

This beautiful and classic pair of 1950's-1960's vintage Ted Williams Kangaroo Leather Sport Boots have a dark green stained kangaroo leather upper and an full leather inner liner with Vulcan crepe soles. The Ted Williams Sport Boot was made for the outdoorsman, and these boots have a classic vintage style and unusual green coloring that really makes them a unique choice of footwear for the rugged individualist.… Read the rest