My first ones were all bought by my employer (I was very persuasive), as I couldn't afford anything at the time.
Don't know the make of the first one but it was huge, had two 8" floppy drives and no hard disk. I think the screen was from Israel.
Company mainframe at the time was ICL with cat's cradle of metal rings for memory.
Second was a Torch micro, built in Cambridge, based on BBC micro ... 20MB hard drive.
Ah, the joy's of non MS operating systems and applications!