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From: "bob britnell" <>
Subject: RE: [OXF] off topic (apologies) where can I get a cheap fiche reader
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 19:59:00 +0000

Try your local council, until recently they were used extensively and a lot
of departments like mine still have them albeit so rarely used as to make
the numbers kept in stock unecessary; as you might guess I have one on
'loan', all accounted for with my admin officer!


>From: "Peter Stevens" <>
>Subject: RE: [OXF] off topic (apologies) where can I get a cheap fiche
>Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 15:30:16 +1000
>I found a fiche reader, not used anymore, in a spare parts department of a
>car dealer. It cost me nothing but a good clean and a new bulb, and it
>fine. You could try anywhere that, pre-computers, had to keep track of
>amounts of stock and who never throw anything away.
>Happy hunting,
>Peter Stevens, Vic. Australia.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: indy chick [mailto:]
>Sent: Friday, 12 April 2002 1:57 AM
>Subject: [OXF] off topic (apologies) where can I get a cheap fiche reader
>Having recently joined this list and accessed all
>the resources that OFHS has to offer, I'm
>beginning to get a little fed up with trudging to
>the library in High Wycombe in order to trawl
>through the fiches.
>I was wondering if anyone has any advice as to
>where I could purchase a (fairly inexpensive??)
>fiche reader from?
>Wendy Beckett
>Marlow, Bucks
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