Originally Posted by Laserschwert
Unlikely, as it contains noise and dirt from the original... plus you can see the widths of paper used (so it has been printed to wallpaper, I'd say). Also I doubt a handpainted version would look exactly like the original (and this one does).
They might have used a sharpened (and edited) version of Plamdi's image
(on which I've based my versions). The colors seem to match.
They most certainly did! Have a look at the scratch marks present on my scan:
As for the detail, that's because I used the KIXX box primarily, although difficuilt to tell for that particular part it is significantly more detailed than the IBM box.
(same section from my IBM scan).
Nice to see people using these things... intelligently?