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7 years 3 months ago #2477 by Stuckey

"If the laws of physics don't apply in the future, then god help you."
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6 years 3 months ago #3139 by kay486
Hi there, i wonder how much did these beauties cost you!

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6 years 3 months ago #3140 by Ty_Eeberfest
I can't answer your question but in case anybody is interested, here is further info...

The Manufacturer:
www.wamcoinc.com/history.aspx
(See 1972)

New Location of Stuckey's Blog Post (with datasheet link)
www.ineedcaffeine.com/content/wamco-kw-105al/

According to Wamco's website these KW Series displays are still in production, although I can't find any pricing or even a catalog listing for them.

Look into it later when the dust is clearing off the crater.

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6 years 3 months ago #3141 by Ty_Eeberfest
Correction... here is the catalog:

www.wamcoinc.com/lighting/ProductListing.aspx?CatID=6

I was looking under the wrong Wamco business unit before. For some reason these are sold by Lighting division not by Displays division. :-/ Whatever - the point is they are still selling these things, but no idea what price.

Look into it later when the dust is clearing off the crater.

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6 years 3 months ago #3142 by kay486
No eBay APP ID défined in Kunena configurationI was asking because id like to buy some of these nice displays oneday, and they have just shown up on ebay ( ) and i had no idea if that was good or not, either way, they are gone now.

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6 years 3 months ago - 6 years 3 months ago #3143 by Ty_Eeberfest
I talked to Wamco today. These displays can be bought brand new from the factory for US $262.00 each - minimum order is 20 pieces. They also sent me a list of distributors who stock these displays and will sell in smaller quantities. I have not contacted the distributors so I don't know what they are charging.

Yeah... I'd say that 4 for $75 on eBay was a good deal ;-) but they aren't as "rare" and "vintage" as that eBay listing suggests they are.

Look into it later when the dust is clearing off the crater.
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