Author Topic: [SOLD] 1st-gen. "barcode" IBM Model M 1390120, quite clean, $79 OBO  (Read 1609 times)

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IBM Model M 101 Clicky Keyboard (1390120) 5/28/1986 - Tested & Working!












It has the less-seen Model F-style barcode label, which only the first few runs of the 1390120 and 1390131 had before IBM switched to plain ones.

Is it unused? If not, the cable's uncommonly clean. The only fault I could find was that the right Ctrl cap was slightly chewed. Otherwise, it's a beauty.
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Re: 1st-gen. "barcode" IBM Model M 1390120, quite clean, $79 OBO
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 21 March 2018, 20:43:23 »
"It will include the new keyboard cable" - suggests that the seller has replaced the cable.
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Re: 1st-gen. "barcode" IBM Model M 1390120, quite clean, $79 OBO
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 21 March 2018, 20:45:13 »
In my experience these usually came with the black coiled din cable. Cable replaced or original was lost.