Strange-looking C64

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Strange-looking C64

Postby Kakemoms » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:21 pm

Looks like a C64C or something, but with a different case:


On ebay here

Anyone knows were this case came from?

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Re: Strange-looking C64

Postby orion70 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:49 pm

Australian version sold in some electronics store chain, iirc.

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Re: Strange-looking C64

Postby LoadError » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:19 am

Based on what I've found, it seems that when Commodore released the C64 C (with the new case and the new cost reduced slim board) Australian manufacturer Micro Accessories released a replacement case for the older version of the C64. So this is not an Australian version of the C64, rather a standard C64 in a replacement case.
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Re: Strange-looking C64

Postby mrr19121970 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:37 am

I have one like this. 20 quid new back then. Now they are considered rare & collectable.

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Re: Strange-looking C64

Postby eslapion » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:04 pm

mrr19121970 wrote:I have one like this. 20 quid new back then. Now they are considered rare & collectable.

I guess there aren't that many of them. I saw one for the 1st time a month ago in Toronto.

Only saw photos of these cases before.
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Re: Strange-looking C64

Postby groepaz » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:12 am

they are not *that* rare... a bit uncommen perhaps, but they pop up every now and then

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Re: Strange-looking C64

Postby RobertBe » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:44 am

I have one of those cases and a few were being sold at last year's CommVEx.

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