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Steve Jobs-Built Apple-1 Computer Could Fetch $500,000 at Auction

According to The Los Angeles Times, a 45-year-old, original Apple-1 computer will be auctioned off on Tuesday in Monrovia, California, by John Moran Auctioneers on behalf of its owner, who wishes to remain anonymous suntil after the sale. According to Apple-1 experts, the unit might fetch close to a whopping $500,000 USD. That $1,999 2021 MacBook...

Steve Wozniak-Signed Apple-1 with Original Box Goes Up for Auction

An Apple-1 computer with its exceedingly rare original box, signed by designer Steve Wozniak will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction. The computer was restored to its original, operational state in September 2020 by Apple-1 expert Corey Cohen. Aside from the presence of the exceptionally rare original shipping box, the most remarkable aspect of this Apple-1 computer is that...

Rare Apple-1 Computer Sold at Auction for Bargain Price

Back in March, we reported that a rare Apple-1 computer believed to be “the best-preserved example of an Apple-1 to appear on the market”, is expected to sell for over $300,000 when it goes up for auction in Cologne, Germany on May 20th. However, the computer has been sold for only $112,000 at the auction, which is...

Vintage Apple-1 Computer Takes Centre Stage at New Apple Exhibit in Seattle

The Living Computers: Museum + Labs exhibit in Seattle, Washington, is a showcase completely dedicated to the history of the computer, and this Friday, according to a new report from GeekWire, the museum is opening up a section dedicated to Apple alone. [caption id="attachment_206433" align="aligncenter" width="1240"] GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser[/caption] The exhibit, fittingly called...

Rare Apple-1 Computer Auction Expected to Fetch Over $300,000

A rare Apple-1 computer believed to be "the best-preserved example of an Apple-1 to appear on the market”, is expected to sell for £250,000 (over $300,000) when it goes up for auction in Cologne, Germany, The Telegraph reports. According to German auctioneers Team Breker, this Apple-1 computer is just one of eight working examples of the machine left in the world. For...

Apple-1 Auction Winners Were Ready to Bid Well Over $815,000

Glenn and Shannon Dellimore, the founders of Glamglow which is now an Estée Lauder brand, bought one of the early Apple-1 computers sold for $815,000 at auction through Charitybuzz last week. In an interview with Business Insider, the winning couple said they bought this one-of-a-kind “unicorn” computer because, in their eyes, "it's akin to a Monet or a Picasso". "Talking...

How to Build a Fully Working Apple 1 Replica from Scratch [VIDEO]

Now you can build your own working replica of an Apple 1 computer from scratch, thanks to master model Ben Heckendorn (a.k.a Ben Heck), who does just that in a new three-part episode of element14's The Ben Heck Show (via TUAW). In the first episode (embedded below), Ben talks about the origins of the Apple 1, solders up a...

Henry Ford Museum Wins Auction for Rare Apple-1, Pays Mind Blasting $905,000

The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan will soon house a rare, working Apple-1, one of the first computers built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs’ family garage in California back in 1976. Apple-1 image credit: Wikipedia The computer was sold at auction house Bonhams, and was expected to garner final bids between...