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How much is my 1994 RadioShack laser worth?

laserdude1232

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I have a RadioShack 63-1040 red laser pointer manufactured in March of 1994 and I was wondering how much it is worth. It is 4.5V N5x3. Hopefully this is the right forum.

Thank you
 
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I have no idea what kind of laser that is. Is it a gas laser, like a He-Ne, or a pointer? Do you have a photo? Need more that a RS part number and year.
 

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Yes, it still works. I would think the value might be a bit higher than normal now that RadioShack is gone.
 

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Radio Shack wasn't known for their high quality. These lasers that may have cost a lot back in 1994 are now very inexpensive and of higher output powers. It is likely not worth your time trying to sell it.
 
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That's pretty cool I love retro gadgets. I have no idea what the value would be though.
 

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Probably would just hold onto it if I were you. Doubt you will get much of an offer here.

Could try putting it on ebay for $100 and see if anyone takes it, but I doubt it.
 

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Well, that'd be about $132 in today's money.
Yes, but you can buy a laser pointer that does as well if not better for $2.00 new today. It is a used old laser pointer. How much do you think a used cell phone from the same period would be worth to anybody now?
 

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Haha, yes very true. Was only kidding. But I do believe it has some value to RadioShack fans. Sentimental value.
 

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There is a guy on PL that collects old Lasers.
Maybe he would be interested. Goes by the
name "Eidetic".

Jerry
 

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Haha, yes very true. Was only kidding. But I do believe it has some value to RadioShack fans. Sentimental value.
Yes it would.
I'd keep it, RadioShack products have a cult following.
I've got a clone TRS-80 computer made by an Aussie company called Dick Smith that was our version of RadioShack and I'm keeping it for sentimental reasons.

:)
 




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