VIC 20 Serial number 500653
This VIC is owned by Rob Clarke and located in Switzerland.
It was added to registry on November 13, 2018.
Made in Japan
All the VICs made in Japan had no serial number prefix. North American VICs made in Japan start from 500000.
First North American label: metallic with gold background and dark brown print.
Short case with three rows of ventilation slats on the bottom case, used on late VIC 1001 and early US VICs. All the rear ports have a bevel. Small Hooks.
Motherboard assembly number (assy)
1001006: First motherboard, made in Japan.
Early keyboard adapted from the PET computers. The font on the keycaps was Microgramma.
NTSC-M - Television standard used in North American VICs (VIC IC 6560)