Howdy Retro Computing Stack Exchange,
I semi-recently came into possession of an Osborne Turbomate IV computer with an Ipex monitor and Brother dot matrix printer (along with original Osborne mouse and keyboard and a few other goodies like spare ribbons for the printer and floppy disks). My question is whether anyone here has any information on these items (apart from the printer which returned decent results via Google searches) and their rarity or possible worth as all pieces are in fine working condition?
I found an advertisement for a 286 processor version of this model which came from the Sydney Morning Herald however was unable to find much further online apart from a similar question in a forum about 10 years ago. For some clarification I live in Australia and apart from basic information on Osborne I have been able to find very little else on the model and the Australian branch of the company (or whether it differs from the US company).
I'm sure someone likely has this information as I have spoken to older people who used these machines who advised most local businesses used Osborne products until Windows became available. Apart from that information seems scarce but I have been told this was a common model used by businesses. I tried the monitor model number and came up empty and was not able to see a serial number or model number for the Turbomate. I posted on a Facebook group full of PC Enthusiasts but after bumping the post and a long wait have not had any responses.