Steve Jobs himself certified! Apple’s first product opened for auction: bids have exceeded $250,000
Another Apple 1 computer is currently up for auction, with bids already exceeding $250,000.
Released in 1976, the Apple 1 computer was Apple's first product, and there were 200 such computers sold worldwide at the time, and all 200 were assembled and made by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak themselves.
According to Christie's auction house, there are only 50 Apple 1 computers left in the world. And still has the ability to work the number of even less only 6, from this we can also see the Apple 1 computer rare and precious place, have the heart of the collection of Apple products really should not miss the fruit of the fans.
The Apple 1 up for sale is reportedly ranked 7th in the registry and carries a handwritten serial number from Steve Jobs. The auctioneer describes it as the only first Apple 1 to be auctioned off in years and the first Apple 1 to have Steve Jobs' handwritten certified serial number.
It should be noted that this Apple 1 even works, complete with power and other components, including a Sanyo VM-4509 display and Datanetics keyboard. It also comes with a modern tape interface, connecting cables, and a copy of the original operating manual signed by Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.
Back in 2014, an Apple 1 was sold for a whopping $905,000. That Apple 1 thus became the world's most expensive computer artifact, with the buyer being the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.