Old monitors fetch 14 cents a lb. in military auction
Oct 11, 2007 | 11:02 AM
| Paul Schaffer
Nearly 7,000 discarded computer monitors auctioned by the U.S. Defense Department were valued at around $4.80 apiece—about 14 cents a pound—in South Carolina but substantially lower in Nevada and Arizona.
Buyers are allowed to keep the devices intact if they still work and might be marketed as used equipment. However, the Defense Department's auctioneer warned that the equipment hadn't been tested. Brand names included....
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