First Apple Computer Sold: Apple-1 Fetches $388K at Online Auction

By on Jul 11, 2013 in Business, Technology Comments
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Apple-1: First Apple Computer Sold
Credit: Christie’s Auction

An Apple 1 Personal Computer, one of the first computers built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, fetched $387,750 during Christie’s online auction on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

Christie’s auctioned off 10 items that form part of Apple history.

The Apple-1 machine was designed by Wozniak and hand-built by Jobs in 1976.

According to reports, Apple-1 was sold to Italian collection house, Bolaffi.

Apple-1‘s original price was $666.66. The amount only include a motherboard.

Below are other historical Apple products in the Christie’s online auction.

  • Translucent Macintosh SE Case, sold for $6,250
  • Prototype Macintosh Portable Computer, sold for $2,500
  • 20th Anniversary Macintosh, sold for $2,500
  • Apple //e Computer, sold for $1,375
  • Early Apple II software: Visicalc and EasyWriter
  • Prototype Apple //c Computer
  • Prototype Apple IIGS Computer
  • Prototype Tiger Learning Center
  • Apple Lisa Computer


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