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[SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« on: Thu, 10 August 2017, 18:49:02 »
These usually go for around $200 now, don't they? This one looks like it's in nice shape, too.

IBM INDUSTRIAL ENHANCED 101 KEY CLICKY KEYBOARD 1394946






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Re: Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 10 August 2017, 22:37:43 »
I'm not really sure what these go for. This particular one has been listed multiple times but the price has finally dropped to a more reasonable level. I think that all the NOS industrial cases available helps to keep the prices of these from going super crazy.

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« Reply #2 on: Thu, 10 August 2017, 23:00:24 »
Interesting the price difference between industrial 101 and industrial SSK.
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Re: Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 11 August 2017, 06:01:31 »
I'm not really sure what these go for. This particular one has been listed multiple times but the price has finally dropped to a more reasonable level...

This one went quickly enough, though.

I think that all the NOS industrial cases available helps to keep the prices of these from going super crazy.

I take it you're referring to Unicomp's stock of them? But you'd also need the authentic silver-on-black IBM logo found on Industrials, wouldn't you?
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Re: [SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 11 August 2017, 06:43:39 »
I'm not really sure what these go for. This particular one has been listed multiple times but the price has finally dropped to a more reasonable level...

This one went quickly enough, though.

I think that all the NOS industrial cases available helps to keep the prices of these from going super crazy.

Yes it did go fairly quick. I was indeed referring to Unicomp's stock. These cases have the blue pill logo but reproductions of the industrial style badge have been made, although these are not 100% the same as the original. I thought about grabbing this one before it was posted here but didn't really need it as I am making my own industrial clone.

I take it you're referring to Unicomp's stock of them? But you'd also need the authentic silver-on-black IBM logo found on Industrials, wouldn't you?


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Re: Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 11 August 2017, 19:03:53 »
I'm not really sure what these go for. This particular one has been listed multiple times but the price has finally dropped to a more reasonable level...

This one went quickly enough, though.

I think that all the NOS industrial cases available helps to keep the prices of these from going super crazy.


I take it you're referring to Unicomp's stock of them? But you'd also need the authentic silver-on-black IBM logo found on Industrials, wouldn't you?

There was a GB for silver on black IBM logos

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Re: [SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 11 August 2017, 19:13:05 »

There was a GB for silver on black IBM logos

Which I bought, along with a Unicomp case, but the case has a surprisingly green hue to it.

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Re: [SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 11 August 2017, 21:22:59 »
I am the proud new owner of this guy, it's my first Industrial model and I've been looking for one for a while! I wasn't aware there was a GB for the badges - if anyone has extra please PM me!

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“Wise statesmen as they were, they knew the tendency of prosperity to breed tyrants, and so they established these great self-evident truths, that when in the distant future some man, some faction, some interest, should set up the doctrine that none but rich men, or none but white men, were entitled to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness, their posterity might look up again to the Declaration of Independence and take courage to renew the battle which their fathers began — so that truth, and justice, and mercy, and all the humane and Christian virtues might not be extinguished from the land; so that no man would hereafter dare to limit and circumscribe the great principles on which the temple of liberty was being built.”
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Re: [SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 12 August 2017, 08:18:35 »
I didn't find anyone with the SSK badges. wobbled @ DT likely has more of the full size badges. He mailed me a couple but have not received them after a couple weeks, but he is from the UK and I am in the US.

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Re: [SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 12 August 2017, 13:55:20 »
Awesome, thanks for the referrals! I hit up Wingpad and will update with results.

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Re: [SOLD] Industrial Model M 1394946, $160 shipped
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 13 August 2017, 09:52:26 »
I am the proud new owner of this guy, it's my first Industrial model and I've been looking for one for a while! I wasn't aware there was a GB for the badges - if anyone has extra please PM me!

Congrats! And nice deal you got. Enjoy the new board :)

I managed to nab a similar one (pretty much pristine condition) for $190 a bit over a year ago.
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