Globe Business Machines Advert - April 1983
From Personal Computer World
If you want to help with research, buy someone else's computer
At almost the anatomically complete-opposite end of the scale to Commodore's Maureen the Elephant comes this advert featuring cute guinea pigs, from little-known Globe Business Machines Ltd, which seems to be saying nothing more readical than "buy our old stuff as it's well tested". That's not a bad idea in itself, however this particular machine - in the era of the IBM PC - was looking quite a long way backwards, with its Z80 and even 8" floppy disk drive option. The top-of-the-range "Package C" retailed for £3,680, or £12,600 in 2020 money.
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