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2001 Blank DVD 5-Pack

Along with the iPhone/iPad docks and the 1998 iMac Demo CD, I picked up this little rarity from 2001. I can’t remember the last time I ever saw one of these in an Apple Store. Must be a good 10 years. I remember the days when a single blank DVD was $10. So I imagine this 5-pack cost a ton. Who’d spend that kind of money and then not use them? I imagine these are probably very hard to find.

I saw one site state that the price “dropped” to $29.95 in 2001. Still, $6 a pop! That’s pretty steep considering now they cost pennies.

I’ve seen the occasional single disc for sale on eBay, but never a sealed 5-pack. More often that not, the single discs are sold as collectibles and usually ask a price of $20 or so. To get a sealed 5-pack for $22.99 seems fair. If anything, I almost paid the original price. Looks like these do a good job of retaining their value.

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Again, almost felt bad opening it, but I just had to see what they looked like!

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Yup, they are just like the ones that I’ve seen sold individually on eBay.

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That’s as far as I’ll go. I’ll break the seal on the box, but I won’t open the individual DVDs. I’m sure it’s just like the others I’ve seen online: white with a silver Apple logo. I’m never going to use these discs, so there’s no sense in opening them. After all, I don’t want to have a 5-pack with one open DVD in it.

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I guess that concludes my eBay shopping spree for the month. Between the docks, the iPod remotes, the demo CD, the PowerBook, and these DVDs, that’s quite the haul!