[NTLK] Clear developer's Newton 110 pops up on eBay | MacNN
wheresthatistanbul-newtontalk at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 22 22:14:27 EST 2013
--- On Tue, 1/22/13, Joel M. Sciamma <joel at inventors-emporium.co.uk> wrote:
> Still in circulation:
I'm curious as to where the author of the story got this:
>Less than 400 units were produced.
I say this because the person selling it initially described it as a "protoype," then updated the listing with this information:
> NOTE: As an amendment to this listing, I have had several emails from
> serious Apple collectors who have informed me that this may not be a
> prototype, but rather an extremely limited production model given to
> developers at an Apple conference. They say this is still a very unusual > item and highly collectible (I've been watching for another one to pop up > on eBay for years with no results). I received conflicting estimates as > to how many were actually produced; the lowest I was told was 150, the
> highest only 1200.
I'm not saying the MacNN writer (the story is attributed to "staff") is necessarily wrong. I'm only wondering how/where they obtained that "less than 400" figure.
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