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Apple I computer sells for $668,000

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 May 2013 0:52 User comments (2)

Apple I computer sells for $668,000 German auctioneer Breker has said today that an Asian client has purchased a functioning 1976 Apple I at a record price.
The anonymous buyer paid 516,000 euros (about $668,000) for the device, which was built by company founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

Breker sold another of the devices last year for 492,000 euros, and there are said to be only 6 functioning models in the world.

The Apple I, which sold for $666 at the time, was only a circuit board with all "accessories" like a case, keyboard or monitor had to be purchased separately.

This week's auctioned model has Wozniak's signature and includes an old business transaction letter from Jobs.

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2 user comments

126.5.2013 12:54

I feel like if Apple went bankrupt tomorrow, this would lose like all of its value to anyone... Kind of a stupid purchase imo

28.6.2013 18:03

Originally posted by Morreale:
I feel like if Apple went bankrupt tomorrow, this would lose like all of its value to anyone... Kind of a stupid purchase imo
So, using your logic, because Leonardo da Vinci is dead then the Mona Lisa should be worthless and would be a stupid purchase were it up for auction?

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