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Poll : A4000T auction end price
Between £10000 and £16000
Between £6000 and £10000
Between £4000 and £6000
Between £2000 and £4000
Between £0 and £2000
It won't sell
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Re: A4000T, auction end price
Posted on 10-Feb-2020 22:05:48
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@DiscreetFX

The computer is working (see photos). He is only selling 'for parts or spares' because of its age but it IS functional.

... up to £8,000 already! May well break £10,000 if it keeps this interest up!

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Re: A4000T, auction end price
Posted on 11-Feb-2020 3:33:28
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@BigD

Price is still crazy. There’s a movement to recreate Amiga motherboards from scratch and brand new. One of those should be better than an old overpriced used machine.

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Re: A4000T, auction end price
Posted on 11-Feb-2020 8:52:46
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@DiscreetFX

While that would be functionally true, this is a rare C= version of the Amiga 4000T. There were only around 200 made before they went bankrupt. Therefore this is a rare collectors item and would be better off in a museum. It is unlikely to get regular use and will most likely sit in a display case opposite a stuffed Dodo!

THAT is why it will fetch nearly £10,000 whereas an Amiga Technologies / Escom version (which is functionally identical just with less flashy bezel plastics) would fetch around £1,500. That on paper is a multiple of 6 increase in value due to its rarity only!

Hope this helps us understand what's going on here. Hoarders and collectors love this stuff!

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However, it not the same Commodore A4000T machine that was for sale previously. That one worked/works

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Re: A4000T, auction end price
Posted on 11-Feb-2020 9:55:44
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I understand why he lists as not working (even though it is working) - if manchine fails within 30 day of delivery - eBay will ask the seller to take the machine back (at his cost) or issue a refund.



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@BigD

It's not even functional, forget that price.

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Re: A4000T, auction end price
Posted on 11-Feb-2020 9:57:52
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This machine is "fully loaded" and with original packaging (which is extremly rare) - I think the price around £8000 for this machine is fair compared to what mine sold for.

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Almost 7 years on and it looks like people are now prepared to put their money where their mouth is! I'd expect this C= model to hit at least £8,000 this time around!

Ebay: Commodore Amiga 4000T

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Re: A4000T, auction end price
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bitman wrote:
This machine is "fully loaded" and with original packaging (which is extremly rare) - I think the price around £8000 for this machine is fair compared to what mine sold for.

@BigD



How much did yours sell for roughly if you don't mind me asking?

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Looks like someone bid 10,000 Euros and then got cold feet!

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@Thread

Final price:

EUR 10,050.00
Approximately £8,375.06
[ 30 bids ]

Nice!

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