Monday, November 30, 2020

Classic Apple Macintosh Picasso XL Sweatshirt

This vintage white long-sleeved cotton/polyester sweat shirt was made in the USA and sewn in Jamaica by Hanes and is size Extra Large. The "Picasso" style design was made to promote the original Apple Macintosh in 1984. The back shows the Apple name in red Garamond font.

This sweatshirt appears to be near new old stock as the tag looks unwashed. This rare vintage Apple collectible is priced $145 plus postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Wayback Machine Archive of Byte Cellar's "Picasso" Macintosh Logo info
The 'Picasso logo', created by Tom Hughes and John Casado, Apple saw as the embodiment of what the Macintosh offered consumers: a vision of style, subtlety, and friendliness that was a marked departure from any other computing experience available to users at the time.

-- click the Picasso label below for other 1984 Apple items - substantial discount for quantity purchases

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How to Update macOS: Update To Big Sur From Catalina Or Earlier

Macworld UK

Friday, November 27, 2020

A collection of all 6 BC Canada Apple Store Opening T-shirts

For sale is a hard to find collection of 6 black British Columbia Canada Apple Store opening t-shirts: Oakridge Centre in Vancouver, Richmond Centre in Richmond, Metrotown in Burnaby, Guildford Town Centre in Surrey, Coquitlam Centre in Coquitlam and Pacific Centre in Vancouver. All are XL except Guildford Centre which is Large. You will probably not find all 6 elsewhere as this collection took several years to assemble.

All appear to be in near new or in very good condition. They are either marked made in USA if no tag or tagged as made by American Apparel. This collection of the 6 BC store launch shirts is priced at $190 plus postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

substantial discount for quantity purchases

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macOS Big Sur: Guides, how-tos, tips, and everything you need to know about Apple's new Mac OS

Macworld

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Power Computing decals, mouse, pad and PowerTower Pro install CD

This is a collection of Power Computing items from the best known Macintosh clone company. Included are the original decals, a mouse, a mouse pad and a PowerTower Pro Install CD. The decals are a set of 4 in two sizes. The mouse is an original Power Computing ADB one button mouse with logo. The Power Computing Install CD contains system installers, utilities and bundled software for PowerTower Pro, p/n 1620-0003-00 release 3.0 MacOS 7.6 and it is in excellent condition with no scratches. The vintage 9" Power Computing Mouse Pad is well used but is still a fine collector's item.

This collection is for sale as a set for $95 with mailing at cost. Other Power Computing items are also available; click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Power Computing Corporation - Wikipedia
Power Computing Ad Campaigns
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Apple iPod Genius store employee shirt

This is an official Apple iPod Genius T-shirt in a size Large. It is a Hanes Beefy-T made in Honduras of 100% preshrunk cotton.This t-shirt was distributed circa 2004 by Apple for employee staff as an iPod Classic and Genius introduction promo.

There are two identical available; one new in a sealed factory bag and one new in an opened bag and only handled for these photos.  Sealed is priced at $65 and opened is $55 - postage is at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

there is a matching iTunes shirt available also, click the iTunes label below

substantial discount for quantity purchases

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Macintosh - iPod 20th Anniversary Poster 1984-2004

This MacWorld 1984-2004 poster commemorates the original commercial from 1984 and pays homage to George Orwell's futuristic novel "1984". It measures 24" x 36" and reads, "1984 - 2004". The poster has the image of Anya Major, the runner from the famous Super Bowl 1984 television commercial, only this time she is wearing an iPod.

This is the poster from Apple's 1984 Superbowl Commercial, modified for 2004 with the lady hammer thrower in the Picasso-style top now wearing an iPod as well. That commercial only aired once in 1984 and this updated poster was available only at the Apple booth during MacWorld San Francisco 2004. Apple has not released any posters since 2004.

This highly collectible Apple iPod poster is available for $45 USD plus postage - 2 available. It has been discontinued and is only available from private owners - be one. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel
substantial discount for quantity purchases

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Apple iTunes Store T-shirt

This is a brand new old stock iTunes promo shirt from Apple. It is a size Large Hanes Beefy SILVER brand black T-shirt made in Mexico from 70% cotton and 30% rayon. It has a green iTunes and an iPod Classic with ear buds on the front. It is unworn, unwashed and rare.

The iPod Classic was quietly discontinued on Sept. 9, 2014 making this shirt even more collectible. It is priced at $65 with mailing at cost of postage depending on your location. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

there is a matching iPod Genius shirt available also, click the iTunes label below
 

substantial discount for quantity purchases

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How To Downgrade macOS Big Sur To Catalina Or Older

Macworld UK

Friday, November 20, 2020

White Apple 4th gen. 20GB iPod in original box with accessories

This is a 4th generation 20GB white Apple iPod that became known as the Classic by gen 6. It comes in the original box, with ear buds, power adapter, usb charging cable, instruction manual and software disk. The box and sleeve are in excellent condition.

This iPod has not been used much and only in a protective cover. After initial purchase and setup it has mostly been stored in the box. The metal back cover shows some light scuffing as is typical for these models. The monochrome display screen is clear and bright, the battery takes and holds a charge, and the click wheel functions properly. All in all, a very nice Apple iPod collectible. Included also is the Apple Store drawstring bag it was placed in at point of purchase. It is priced at $180 with mailing in a second cardboard box at cost of postage to destination. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Mac OS 9 Wallpapers in 5K Resolution

512Pixels.net

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Power Computing VIP Boston Macworld 1996 t-shirt

This is a rare version of the 1996 Power Computing "We're Fighting Back For The Mac" promotional T-shirt featuring the infamous Frank Kozik designed Sluggo/Puggo that launched a lawsuit from Nancy Comics. On the back is Power Computing 1996 Boston Macworld Expo and an unusual MacWorld MVB V.I.P.  on one sleeve. There was a VIP room at the Mama Kin Music Hall in Boston in 1995, not sure about the details for '96. MVB might be Most Valuable Bruin but that is conjecture. The shirt has been worn and washed several times over the years and has some lightly discolored areas that are noticeable up close but none on the area of the graphics. A dry cleaning might help but a washing did not clean it as much as I had hoped. It is still a good wearable or collectible shirt from the days before Steve Jobs ended the Apple clone program. It is a Lofteez brand size XL made in the USA of 100% preshrunk cotton by Fruit of the Loom.

This classic '96 VIP Power Computing T-shirt is priced at $55 with mailing at cost of postage. There is a companion poster and other versions of this shirt available as well, click the Power Computing label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

read about Power Computing Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

MAC to the Future 10.5 Leopard promo t-shirt

This is a limited edition "MAC to the Future" 10.5 Leopard launch shirt made by FastMac (front shown). This t-shirt announced the launch of the Macintosh OS X 10.5 operating system. It is in like new condition but may have been washed. It is a Fruit of the Loom LOFTEEZ T Shirt size XL.

The back says: "The future is now. 10.26.07 Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard With Built-in Time Machine." The lower back has the FastMac logo. Click to view the back. This Mac OS collectible is priced at $28 and is available for mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

iBook Clamshell collection poster #2

This poster is from a retired Apple dealer's old collection of Apple Clamshell style iBook posters. This poster has three tack holes in each corner and a couple of small creases but nothing major that detracts from its appearance - when framed they would not be noticeable.

The Apple iBook "Black tie optional" poster is approximately 22 inches wide and 28 inches long. This a a genuine Apple poster with part number L05043A from the Think Different campaign. They could be a good addition to an Apple collection or decorate a computer room or IT office. This Graphite iBook poster is reasonable priced at $45 with mailing at cost of postage. These posters are hard to come by and there are three others in this series available as a set. Click the 'Go go go' label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Original Apple Think Different Bondi iMac Poster

Vintage original Bondi iMac Poster from 1998 - the 1st year of the iMac. This original Apple Bondi iMac poster is in excellent new condition considering it is 20 years old now. It measures 24 by 28 inches and has not been hung or displayed. The bottom text is Think Different.

The Missing Bite has one for $199. This one is priced at $120 plus insured shipping in a heavy cardboard tube.  There are two identical posters available. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Rare vintage Apple iMac Yum pin

For sale, one new-old-stock Apple Yum iMac pin. It features the 5 FlavorMac colored iMac G3 desktop computers from 1999. These YUM badges are becoming quite rare. The pin is new, never used, never worn, and measures 2 by 3 inches with a pinback. It is priced at $25 with mailing available at cost.

There is also a Yum poster available, click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Apple confirms widespread outages affecting downloads, more

9to5Mac

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Vintage Power Computing "Moment Historique!" promo T-shirt

This is a rare and highly collectible new-old-stock and never worn Power Computing "Moment Historique!" promotional T-shirt. It is a size XL Lofteeze brand Fruit of the Loom made of 100% preshrunk cotton. It is a high quality heavy cotton shirt made in the USA.

The original owner acquired it at the August 1996 Boston MacWorld. The next year Steve Jobs returned to Apple and immediately cancelled the clone programs and bought out Power Computing. This historic moment shirt is priced at $50 with insured postage at cost depending on your location. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

There are other Power Computing items available, click the label below.

Read more about the Macintosh clones at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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When Carl Sagan sued Apple ... TWICE

Engadget

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

OS X 10.3 Panther collection

This is a collection of OS X 10.3 Panther items. The poster is in good condition with no tears or tack holes, just a few small wrinkles. It is priced at $100. Beside it to the right is a 10.3 server install set in box. To the left side and displayed is the retail install box showing the 3 CDs and manuals.

Front center is a genuine Apple Panther mouse pad, new and unused priced at $20. Several are available. On the right side in front of the server box is a size large Panther launch t-shirt. It is priced at $45. Buy the set (poster, shirt and pad) for $150 and they will all be shipped in a heavy cardboard tube with postage at cost.

Several 10.3 install box sets are available, click here to see the options and then click the Read more>> shown there for descriptions and prices. Boxes shipped separately. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Apple Team Jaguar Short Sleeve Khaki Shirt

APPLE Computer Team ultra-rare employee-only short-sleeved shirt for Apple Computer engineers on the OS X 10.2 Jaguar development team. Jaguar, as the third UNIX-based Macintosh operating system, was a major milestone for Apple.

New Without Tags size Medium Apple Computer khaki shirt. Super rare collectible sourced from Cupertino, California. Features: Apple logo printed in white on front. Color: Khaki. Fabric: 100% cotton. Size: Men's Medium.
Click here to see the large "X" logo and "Team Jaguar" printed on sleeve. This brand new od stock Apple tech shirt is priced at $35. All KootenayMac shirts are available for mailing for cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, November 09, 2020

Apple iPad2 4x6 ft bus shelter posters

2 iPad2 posters: these are 4 foot wide by 6 foot tall bus shelter posters announcing the launch of the Apple iPad2 in black and white. They are uv-treated, double sided and are printed on a heavy coated thick and durable material. They may have a bit of edge wear but both are in very good condition overall.

Posters of this size of such high quality are hard to find and were never available outside of a few major US cities. They are backlit posters that were displayed mainly in LA bus shelters and select movie theatres. The double-sided printing gives an extremely life-like look to the poster when light is placed behind it. They were printed in limited numbers, which makes them rare and hard to get as most are destroyed after use and are not available otherwise. These two highly collectible Apple iPad2 posters are priced at $90 for the set with shipping at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

 - another set of the iPad2 posters are available but they were bent on one side in mailing and are $20/set or both sets for $100 plus postage - photos here

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Friday, November 06, 2020

Vintage Apple Computer Logo Ink Pens

Heavy Metal - Apple Computers Colored Steel Pen - set of 5. The pens are approx. 5 1/2 inches long in 5 colors with a black Apple logo and soft rubber comfort grip. These pens were not sold retail and are used by Apple employees and resellers. The pens are metal and write in black ink. They are a nice addition to any Apple collection. There is one set available priced at $40. They were listed for $59.95 (now sold out) at another Apple collectible site. Mailing is at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, November 05, 2020

Rare Power Computing Kozik Macworld "The Counter Assault Begins" poster

This is a rare and hard to find Frank Kozik "The Counter Assault Begins" poster. It measures approximately 21" x 34". The main text is: Power Computing - The Counter-Assault Begins. Macworld San Francisco 1997. Join Power Computing in Fighting Back for the Mac!

The original owner had this to say about it: "This poster is in great condition and has been in a protective storage since I acquired it during the 1997 Macworld Expo in San Francisco and was unrolled only to take this picture." This Apple clone poster was designed by punk rock poster artist Frank Kozik and was distributed at Macworld. "Kozik is best known to Macintosh users for these in-your-face illustrations for now-defunct Mac-clone maker Power Computing."

"Power Computing was the most successful of the Mac clone manufacturers in the mid to late 90's prior to Steve Job's return to Apple and putting an end to all the clone makers. Power Computing's booth at Macworld '97 in San Francisco was a big party. They rented Hummers, had mini flags with the company logo hanging from the front of the hood field marshal-style, and wore urban camouflage fatigues and berets."

"Their slogan was 'We're fighting back for the Mac!'  Their stated enemy was Microsoft, which pissed off the Microsoft people, as they would stand with a microphone on their stage and hurl barbs and insults in the direction of the Microsoft pavilion."
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Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Original 1983 Apple Lisa Computer Pin

For sale is an increasingly rare Apple dealers pin that was used to promote the sale of the Lisa computers in 1983. It is a metal cloisonne lapel pin with black enamel background and the bitten Apple rainbow logo. It measures 1" wide by 3/8" high and has a metal butterfly back clasp. There are 3 available, all unused brand new old stock, priced for the collector at $30 each postage included. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

The Apple Lisa name is the stuff of lore and you can read more at Apple Lisa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Tuesday, November 03, 2020

How Apple Computers got into Schools

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Rare MAC 911 Short Sleeve Shirt

Ever hear of a MAC 911 shirt? I have been collecting Apple shirts for many years and have not seen one of these before. This may have been one of the custom shirts that the Apple Evangelists were noted for wearing. One-offs and very limited editions were common back in the mid 80's and into the 90's.It is hard to date this exactly but it was made in Sri Lanka by Port Authority so it could be late 90's as the rainbow logo was used from 1976 to 1998 and Port Authority started up in '97.

It is an olive green size Large 100% cotton shirt that has been washed but appears to be in new condition with no sign of wear. The MAC 911 and rainbow logo embroidery still glows. It is priced at $80 with postage at cost. There is another Apple Port Authority shirt available, click the evangelist label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Evangelism Marketing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Monday, November 02, 2020

Original Apple "Crazy Ones" Think Different poem box

This is the shipping box for the original Apple Think Different series posters. It is only the box that opens like a book, no posters are included. The box, as pictured, is pretty beat it up. It has discolored spots, it has been flattened at some point in its history, has some creases as shown in the pictures. It is a famous Apple poem however and the original boxes are so very rare that I thought it'd be a collectible to someone.

The back has the original shipping label from Apple Computers to a school in Palm Desert. Priced at $40, plus postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

read about the Think Different campaign and the history of this poem at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Friday, October 30, 2020

10 Pack of Rare Official Apple Folders

• Brand New Old Stock! - Factory-sealed
• 10 folders/bundle -2001 vintage
• 2 pockets/folder - one with business card slot
• 12" W x 9" H x .25" thick - matte finish cardstock

These folders were only available to Apple resellers or employees. The new old stock factory sealed bundle contains 10 double-pocket presentation folders with the aqua blue Apple logo on the front and "apple.com" in black Apple Garamond lettering on the back. Priced at $10 for a pack of 10 (Missingbite had them for $9.95 per folder). Mailing at cost. Heck of a deal. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

MICROSOFT OFFICE REFLECTIVE JOGGING SHIRT

Be seen - with high tech hi-vis. This is a brand new Anvil label pre-shrunk orange with reflective silver and white trim long sleeve 100% cotton adult size XL walking - biking - cycling jersey shirt. The front mark is the Microsoft Windows Office 2007 logo and on the rear of the shirt is the mark Microsoft Office along with the Microsoft Office 2007 logo.

This long sleeve reflective shirt is priced at $10 with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Rip.Mix.Burn - G3 Flower Power iMac poster

For sale are two classic G3 iMac Flower Power posters. They are from the Apple "Rip Mix Burn" campaign, which caused a bit of controversy because the music industry thought that it promoted stealing music. However, the iTunes music store has since proven that wrong. The posters measure 22" x 28". Fine print text on the edge includes iTunes, copyright 2001, Think Different, Apple part # L12939A

The Flower Power iMac poster is a requisite addition to any vintage Apple collection. Both posters are in good condition, but both have a few visible wrinkles and a bit of edge wear from over the years. Neither have been displayed or mounted. Click the image for a March 2018 photo. They are reasonably priced for the collector at $90 each or $160 for both and are available for mailing at cost of postage in a cardboard tube. The companion Blue Dalmatian poster is also available - click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Apple employee "Multiple Choice" T shirt

This is an Apple Macintosh store employee yellow T-shirt. It is a size Large, made by Gildan Activewear of heavyweight cotton. Front reads "Multiple choice" with graphic icons of Apple products: iMac, iPod Shuffle, G5, Powerbook, Nano etc. Back of t-shirt has a small apple logo. This is a brand new Apple shirt - never worn or washed. This series is out of production and is becoming quite scare. It is priced at $12 and is available for mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Shepard Fairey style Mac T-Shirt New XL by FastMac

This is a dark blue size XL (Extra Large) Tagless 6.1 Mac t-shirt made by Hanes of 100% cotton in El Salvador. It is designed by FastMac to look like the 2008 "Hope" campaign shirt in the Shepard Fairey style. On the back near the top is the FastMac logo in white. It is new, never worn, never washed and in excellent condition. It is priced at $22 and is available for mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Vintage 1991 Apple Computer Microphone NIB

Apple Computer Microphone new in box. Original 1991 Apple Electret Condenser Microphone with omni-directional pickup pattern and 100 Hz-10 KHz frequency response. Size is 1 1/2" diameter x 1/2" thick w/6 foot long cord and 1/8" stereo plug. Includes self-stick holder. Apple Part Number: 699-5103A. Identical to one shown but in the original factory sealed box. Priced at $12 plus postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Red Hat Linux computer stickers

One new set of Powered by Red Hat "Linux" stickers. The 3 small squares on the left measure 1.125" by 1.25" and the circle is 3.5" - on one backing sheet. Price is $15, postage included. Other Linux Red Hat items are available, click the labels below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel


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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

IMATION SuperDisk USB Drives for Mac

Available are 2 Imation Super Disk USB Drives for Mac, both 120 MB - a blue and a white. They have USB cables and AC power adapters but no software or manuals. Once the USB connector and the electric supply is hooked up the operating system automatically connects to the drive. They have been tested to power on, show on the desktop, and eject.

"SuperDisk media provides as much as 85 times greater capacity than a conventional floppy diskette - up to 120MB of data. This expansive capacity means you can use SuperDisks to store even your largest files, including your digital photos, Internet downloads, multimedia applications, and graphics programs."

These classic Mac items are priced at $15 each or the lot for $25 which includes all power adapters, cables and assorted disks as shown. Mailing at cost or local pickup - to inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Apple store employee iPod Nano (Product) Red light blue Nanochromatic series t-shirt

This is a light blue Apple store employee shirt promoting the launch of the iPod Nano with video. It is a size Large made of 100% combed cotton in Downtown LA by American Apparel. It shows 9 iPod Nanochromatics on the back and a (Product) Red on the front over the text 'nano shoots video'. The bitten Apple logo and Specialist is on a sleeve.

The price is $25 with postage at cost. A matching (Product) Red iPod Nano MC049LL/A 5th gen. in original box is also available for $125. Postage at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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