[NTLK] Boxes of Newton Stuff

Fritz Toch birddog at me.com
Thu Jan 30 15:53:02 EST 2020

I’m sorely tempted to take advantage of Michael’s offer, as I will be at the UofT on Saturday...

> On 30 Jan 2020, at 14:00, Michael Blazer <m.blazer at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm unlurking to piggy-back on Peter's message to say that I have a similar
> lode of Newton stuff here in Toronto, which I'd gladly hand over to anyone
> who can come and get it.  Payment optional although, like Frank, I'm always
> open to a bottle of Laphroaig 10-year  :)
> In addition to older models and an eMate or two, my collection includes
> some 2100s although I'm not sure any of them are free from the "jaggies"
> and/or scratched screens.  Lots of accessories including GPS, various
> cases, some original boxed software, etc.
> Long ago I was somewhat active in the Southern Ontario NUG (see photo in
> the "Cult of Mac" book -- the little girl in the photo is now in 3rd year
> university) but sadly these days I rarely have time to check NewtonTalk let
> alone play with my Newton stuff.  And I need to reclaim some storage space
> -- unlike Peter, I don't have a garage!
> Kudos and greetings to everyone who's been keeping things going!
> Michael
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2020 at 14:24, Peter Fraser via NewtonTalk <
> newtontalk at newtontalk.net> wrote:
>> I’ve tried this before, but no luck so far. The recent thread on the
>> Newtontalk map, which shows a few nearby members, got me restarted.
>> I have two or three sizable boxes of assorted Newt stuff, that have sat in
>> the garage for years now. It does nobody any good there.
>> I’m forgetting much of the contents, but there are various non-2000/2100
>> newts and lots of books and cards and cases and battery trays and
>> accessories. I specifically remember a brand new large leather portfolio
>> 2100 case being in there.  At least one eMate with the memory upgrade, too.
>> And a Magic Cap non-newt thingie too, I think.
>> What I’d really like to do is find someone local, here in the San
>> Francisco Bay Area, to come by and take it all away for a super cheap
>> price. I’d imagine we could dump it all out on the floor and wave our arms
>> a couple times over it to arrive at the number.  Which will be, remember, a
>> low number.
>> That local person could also act on behalf of others located elsewhere,
>> but that is up to you to arrange.
>> Any interest?
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> -- Peter
>> pjfraser at mac.com
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