[time-nuts] Estate sales
billj at ieee.org
Mon Feb 12 19:24:44 EST 2007
Sebastian Stolp wrote:
> hi rich,
> the ugly truth is: items of interest to the time nuts are being
> thrown away.
> persons outside this group think it's ham radio stuff and don't think
> it's worth to be put out for sale, if they think about it at all.
At the scrap yard is a (1930's ?) Broadcast station frequency monitor.
It has a rather large
oven which I suppose contains a crystal. I think that item has a Gates
logo on the front.
Anyone want that or should I just leave it in the scrap.
> the term 'technical antiques' isn't widely spread in the mass market.
> try to take a look behind the house/garage, maybe you'll find what
> you are looking for.
> even the industry itself does this. e.g. in the early nineties,
> patek philippe threw the remains of their 'division electronique'
> into the trash container.
> today the rare early quartz clocks that have survived are on sale at
> strange thing is, same auctioneer is selling silver salt and pepper
> shakers and old furniture ;-) yuk!
> happy hunting!
> SEBASTIAN STOLP
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> Am 12.02.2007 um 21:33 schrieb Jack Hudler:
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