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Collection supports local gaming event

We were happy to provide some classic game consoles and displays to a local gaming event, and they turned out to be a big hit!  The event was organized by the Powhatan Internet Cooperative, a local ISP, as part of

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Atari 800 restoration

In December 2017, we received a generous donation of artifacts from David Whiteis in Maryland and among the items was an Atari 800.  Several other interesting items from this same lot will be added soon, so please check back often. 

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2017 Wrap Up!

Wow!  It’s hard to believe that 2017 is already over.  This has been one of our busiest years ever with several systems being added to the collection through some generous donations, opportunistic purchases, and trades.  We currently have a backlog

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September Updates!

The last few weeks have been very busy for VCM!  We recently received a large donation of items, including some nice IBM equipment that we have been wanting for a while.  Many of the machines were beyond repair, but we

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Commodore 1541 Disk Drive Rebuild

I recently pulled two classic Commodore 1541 disk drives from storage to check their condition and serviceability.  Both drives had sustained physical damage falling from a storage shelf several years ago.  Even before that, their condition was unknown.  Upon closer

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Initial documentation of hardware collections now complete!

After many years of work, we have completed the initial catalog of all hardware systems currently in our collections.  Each system has at least one photo and basic description information included.  Working systems have photos showing screenshots or other documentation

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Tandy 6000 restoration underway!

Restoration of Tandy 6000 Xenix system circa 1984 is now underway.  Follow our progress on the Tandy 6000 page.  If you have expertise and/or parts available that you would like to contribute, please contact us.  Thanks!

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VCM Collections used for local vintage computer event

We were pleased to have the opportunity to provide some elements from our collections to a local organization to be used for an in-house event.  This was the first time we have been able to get our collections out in

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Hardware collections updated

Over the past couple of weeks we have started to add additional systems to the hardware collections, and updated some of the existing items with condition information.  We are excited that many of our systems have been tested and found

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Updated site for 2015!

It’s been a while, but we have updated our site for the new year.  The new site will be more mobile-friendly and some new collections content will be added in the coming days.  Thanks for visiting the site, and check

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