RE: C64 Aldi serial numbers

From: Bo Zimmerman (
Date: 2002-03-12 22:43:23

Hello Richard,

Mine is A439998, so that is certainly pretty close...

- Bo

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Richard Atkinson
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 2:57 PM
> To:
> Subject: C64 Aldi serial numbers
> Hi all. I've just received what I've been told is a C64 Aldi, but I'm not
> entirely sure I trust the sender's principles (he has a habit of building
> "odd" machines out of bits and then sending them to me as trade material)
> so I was wondering if anyone could confirm the serial number range of an
> Aldi.
> It's a beige case machine, with the converted C16 moulded words above the
> ports. The keyboard is from what I call the "64C" - ie. white keys,
> old-style lettering. Inside the motherboard is a 9V type with seperate
> 2114 colour SRAM, and it is interesting to note that all the custom chips
> are MOS-branded, even the 64 pin shrink-DIP ASIC. There's no CSG in there
> and no Sharp, unlike every other 9V board I have seen. They're date-coded
> 87 so this is a pretty early 9V board.
> Does this serial number (WG A437658) lie within a similar range to other
> peoples' Aldis?
> Richard
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