Steve Jobs auction lots include a signed PowerBook and an Apple-1
What you need to know
- Several items of Steve Jobs memorabilia are going up for auction in March.
- Lots include a PowerBook signed by Steve Jobs and an original Apple-1 computer.
- The items are being sold by former Apple designer Jerry Manock.
A Steve Jobs auction set to take place in March includes a PowerBook signed by Steve Jobs and an original Apple-1 computer.
As reported by Cult of Mac:
According to their report, Executive VP of RR Auction, Bobby Livingston said:
A signed item like the PowerBook is worth even more than usual because Steve Jobs was a "reluctant" signer. The items were owned by former Apple designer Jerry Manock:
When asked why he was selling them Manock said:
The Apple-1 computer is said to be one of only a handful of working models in existence, in 2014 one was auctioned in New York City for $910,000.
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