Prototype Macintosh w/ Twiggy drive found! (Not mine)

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    Ha ha, watching Antiques Roadshow right now...


    What a find - I'd say worth around $20,000... :eek:
     
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    no wonder steve wanted to change the look of it. That one looks as he would put it *^&#
     
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    Actually, IIRC, Steve fought hard to keep the 5 1/4" twiggy drive alive (it was his baby) but succumbed to the Sony 3.5".
     
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    See this story in Andy Hertzfeld's folklore.org for more on that.
     
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    I was refering to the main body design which was tweeked after adding the sony 3.5 disk drive
     
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    Nice history piece! Thanks for the link! :)
     

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