1988 IBM model M (1391401) Made by IBM LOTUS 1-2-3 07 MAR 88

SKU: 2621381 Category:


date07 MAR 88 (26 years old)
IBM logoblack logo on white background
cableremovable, coiled cable, ps/2 connector (new cable, extra long length 1393118)
key capsremovable (two piece, key stem + key cap)
key switchesclicky = buckling spring
Designed when “real” typing on a quality keyboard was a required skill to use a $4000 IBM personal computer. PC mag link
(pre-dates the then new mouse-click and graphical user interface operating system later to be known as Microsoft Windows 3.1 and 95)
conditionKeyboard pre-selected as good candidate and passed initial testing to confirm mechanical condition.  Upper keyboard case disassembled and individual 101 keys have been removed and fully cleaned by hand.  Inspection of interior plate.  Any missing rivets drilled out and replaced with M2 precision screws to restore internal integrity.  Interior plate vacuumed to remove foreign debris.  Keyboard re-assembled and re-tested post-cleaning. Individual photography of rear label.
commentsrare IBM model M 1391401 classic keyboard with metal stablizer bars on numeric + and numeric Enter keys.  Still has original Lotus 1-2-3 function key template (plastic, not cardboard) in excellent condition from 26 years ago.  Includes brand new 1393118 IBM extra-long cable.
commentsThis keyboard is tested to work 100%. The keyboard assembly has been confirmed to be in functional, operational condition.
see link to 1391401 database with over 2,200+ entries

Additional information

Weight8 lbs