Apple-1 Housed in a Leather Briefcase Auctions for $470,000 | Digital Trends

  • Apple kit is known for its priciness, but the kind of sums that its first computers continue to fetch at auction is something else altogether.
  • The latest bidding event involving an Apple-1 computer – the machine that effectively marked the birth of the Apple empire – was organized this month by Christies of London.
  • The super-basic PC, which was built by Apple c0founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the Palo Alto garage of Jobs’ family home in 1976, went under the hammer last week for a hefty £371,260 (around $470,000).
  • The original Apple-1 computers, of which around 200 were built, comprised little more than a motherboard.

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