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6/24/2017 12:04:20 AM

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale (14 pics)

Usually it is not easy to find something worthy at random garage sales, but this lucky guy discovers treasure trove of nostalgia.

 This guy tells his story: "Walked up to a random garage sale on Saturday and saw this. Chatted the seller up, and it turns out his father had bought this new, used it for a year or two, then bought a newer model. It had been in storage since then. Let`s see what`s inside!"

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

"Don`t mind if I do, thanks Apple. I always wanted to do this when I was a kid."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

"All kinds of goodies, like a 21 year old encyclopedia, Myst, some miscellaneous productivity software, and OS 8.1. Sweet."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

"They don`t make `em like they used to."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

"Apple Multiple Scan 15, original packaging still intact."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

"Not the greatest CRT monitor, but it works. Hardly any evidence of use at all, apart from some very minor smudges on the screen."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

"The 7100 doesn`t get a lot of respect, but I think they`re super-solid models. The original version came with 66 MHz Motorola PowerPC 601 chips, refreshed to 80 MHz in January 1995. The AV indicates that this model came standard with S-Video in/out."


You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

Looking good for a computer old enough to order a drink.

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale


"After pulling everything out and inspecting the motherboard, caps appear to be in good condition (or, at least, haven`t started leaking yet). Still considering whether a preemptive re-cap is appropriate."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale


"Works like a charm, and oozes glorious, sweet nostalgia. Here`s to another 21+ years."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale


When asked how much did it cost, the guy answered: "After talking with the guy for a while we settled on $50. I think he was happy it was going to a good home and not a landfill."

You Never Know What You Can Find At A Garage Sale
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