HP35 for $9K?



#10

Anybody interested in this item: ebay item 280610917257

VINTAGE - WORKING - HP 35 - SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR

Starting bid $9000. Yes, $9K! With dead battery.

And just to add insult: $150 shipping.


#11

There is already a thread below discussing this auction.

#12

Indeed ... look at previous thread please.

<yawn>

Namir

Edited: 6 Jan 2011, 9:55 a.m.

#13

Shipping to Australia is only $106!!! Interesting that overseas shipping is cheaper when he's based in the states. I wonder when the bidding frenzy will start?! Keith


#14

When or where? I say in a parallel universe!


#15

A universe where only a select few HP-35's are chosen as gods.

#16

Mine came from Tasmania five or six years ago, close serial number. It cost me about 160 AUD, air shipping from the other side of the world included. It's a similar set, except that the latch in the travel case is missing (and the battery pack now does hold a charge). Investmentwise, beyond my wildest expectations :-)


#17

Did you buy that from me Gerson? Tasmania is my home and I've sold a few 35's over the years. Cheers, Keith


#18

Hello Keith,

I remember I was overbidden in another HP-35 auction. I contacted the seller and he said he was going to list another one the following week. I felt he was a trustworthy person and ended up buying it off-ebay. He sent me some nice high-resolution pictures, shot by a Cannon camera if I am not wrong, but I can't find them anymore. It arrived three weeks later to my address (Curitiba, Brazil) and surely over exceeded my expectations. Your first name sounds familiar, but I am not sure about the last one.

Cheers,

Gerson.


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