What you need to know
- A Steve Jobs hand-numbered Apple-1 just went up for sale.
- An auction for the functional computer is expected to fetch more than $450,000.
- It's on sale alongside a Steve Jobs signed Time magazine copy, and a check written out by Jobs.
An extremely rare functional Apple-1 computer hand-numbered by Steve Jobs has just gone up for auction and is expected to fetch more than $450,000 at auction.
Hosted by RR Auction, the Apple-1 comes from the personal collection of Roger Wagner, from the listing:
The lot includes the original Apple-1 board, as marked by Jobs, its cassette interface, keyboard, display monitor, and replica operation manual signed by Steve Jobs.
The most impressive aspect of the lot, however, is that the Apple-1 is functional:
As such the Apple-1 is expected to fetch more than $450,000 when bidding closes on June 23.
Also for sale is a signed copy of Time magazine from March 1982, depicting Steve Jobs on the cover:
The cover sits in a PSA/DNA case and is estimated to be worth $25,000. The lots were listed alongside a rare check signed by Steve Jobs from 1976. Bidding on all of the lots ends on June 23.
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