Advertised as a barn find, it turns out it was an accurate description!
After a couple of weeks in transit, it arrived in perfect packaging, in a huge box with styrofoam and stuff. I got it out and had a look...and immediately decided to start cleaning it...It was rather nasty, so some pics are going under spoiler tags for the sake of any squirmish reader among us!
Quite a bit of dirt on there, all caps are present, although 7,8 and 9 had bent stems. This one is for Halvar: The secret compartment!
Nothing too secret of course,just DIP switches! And instructions I pulled a cap, and the contamination shield has disintegrated completely. The back of the beast, unfortuntely the manual and cover are missing. 1979 CANADA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION The label, born on the 18th week of 1982. The first keyboard I own that's older than me. So, I don nitrile gloves and dig in...
Blue screws with star lock washers! And I'm greeted by this little guy.
This is what I'm dealing with... Nastiness alert: