Machine was among 175 sold by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak from a garage in Silicon Valley
Someone just paid $375,000 for an original Apple I
A computer built in 1970s that helped launch the personal computer age as well as a trillion-dollar company has sold for $375,000. It was built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
The computer is one of 60 or so remaining of the original 200 designed and built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976 and 1977, and one of 16 that still works.
A rare working Apple-1 computer, one of just 200 built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976, has sold at auction for $375,000. The computer is thought to be just one of only around 15 Apple-1 models still in working order. The auction took place in Boston, MA, on Tuesday. The buyer was an
A rare Apple 1 computer, one of only 200 originally built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak at fledgling Apple Computer [S:AAPL] in Palo Alto, Calif., in 1976, was sold at auction Tuesday for $375,000, auctioneer RR Auction and auction platform Invaluable said in a press release. The computer is 1 of only 16 of the originals known to still be fully functional, Invaluable CEO Rob Weisberg said. The companies did not identify the seller or the buyer but said the seller originally purchased the machine for $300 and had earlier tried to sell it to Wozniak for $10,000.
Auction firm RR Auction made news in August as it was getting ready to auction off a very rare and valuable piece of computer history. That bit of history was one of the few remaining and fully functional Apple-1 computer systems built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. This particular machine was purchased by the original owner from The Byte
This is one of only 60-70 remaining of the original 200 that were built by Jobs and Wozniaki.
Like cars that start to lose their value the second you drive them off a dealer's lot, a personal computer you buy today will next year not be worth anywhere near what you paid for it. Oh sure, there are exceptions to the rule. For example, when it ...
An Apple-I computer, the first product made by the computing giant, has sold at auction for $375,000 (£230,000). The machine was designed by Steve Wozniak, known as Woz, the co-founder of Apple. His business partner, Steve Jobs, convinced him to ...