One of the favorites of Apple collectors will be auctioned in May!
A rare, fully functional example of the initial batch of computers Apple-1 and the first with a serial number hand authenticated by Jobs, received an offer over $250,000during the Goldin auction which will culminate on Saturday, May 21.
The price is determined by the few surviving copies of Apple-1in addition to being the first product created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak when Apple Computer was founded
This curious object of desire among collectors of technological nostalgia is the first machine from the first batch to be auctioned in many years.
Ready to use
Former Apple pioneer Daniel Kottke discovered that the machine is in good condition and has its power supply and other components, including a Sanyo VM-4509 monitor and a Datanetics keyboard. The sale includes a cassette interface, power supply, connection cables and a reproduction of the original user manual signed by Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne with the caption: Think different!
The offer currently ranks seventh in the Apple 1 chart. It is the first of a lot to be auctioned in the next few years and bears an authorized serial number, marked serial 01-0050.
Hundreds to thousands of dollars
Apple-1 computers are known to be very hard to find, helping to skyrocket their value to over $700,000 per copy. The Apple-1 went on sale in 1976
the first processor Apple-1 was designed in Jobs’ garagehad a wooden case, processor, 32 MHz and memory RAM, and was auctioned for $375,000.
The same time the Goldin house also offers an Apple MacTV from 1993considered as Apple’s first attempt to create a TV-computer hybrid. They also await buyers with a Steve Jobs badge, a Versace shirt and a leather wallet.
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