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Odd And Interesting Items From The RadioShack Corporate Memorabilia Auction

Most people saw RadioShack as little more than a place to buy new batteries or a cheap RC car to give as a gift, but the Shack's main reason for being was as a store that sold supplies for electronics hobbyists.

And for a long time RadioShack was the only place to go if you were a CBer, computer user or basically did anything involving a soldering iron and a circuit board.

So it should come as no surprise the stuff they're selling in their corporate memorabilia auction is pretty darn niche, because only a diehard CBer would want a gold record for a trucker songs album called "Put the hammer down!".

Here's the album in its entirety, in case you're thinking about bidding:

(YouTube Link)

There are lots of vintage tech enthusiasts out there today, but it seems unlikely there will be a bidding war for the RadioShack DuoFone Microprocessor Controlled, a fancy name for an ancient answering machine:

And for the ultimate RadioShack nerds out there who have fond memories of shopping in the store and admiring their unique wall art there's this RS Logo In Hurricane framed print, so the memories can live on forever:

See 18 Fascinating Items From RadioShack's Corporate Memorabilia Auction at Consumerist


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