Only 200 of the Apple-1 computers were produced in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Now an auction house has auctioned off a working Apple-1 computer numbered by Steve Jobs’ hand. The expected sale price of the collectible computer number 78 is astonishing. Some examples were previously sold for between $ 130,000 and $ 815 thousand.
Apple-1 computers are considered collectibles by Apple fans. Only 200 of these computers were produced in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, and often sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars due to their rarity. Now an auction house has auctioned off a working Apple-1 computer. The most important feature of this computer is that it was hand numbered by Steve Jobs.
APPLE-1 AUCTION NUMBER 78
Various Apple-1 computers over the years have sold for between $130,000 and $815,000, depending on their history, components and condition. The #78 Apple-1, whose auction ends on December 15, 2022, is expected to sell for more than $375,000. This number may be close to 1 million. However, the offers so far have not exceeded 220 thousand dollars.
According to the statement made by the auction house, the condition of the computer was evaluated as 8.5/10 and in August 2022, it was once again confirmed that the computer was operational. “The most notable aspect of this Apple-1 computer is the documentation that it is fully operational: the system ran for approximately eight hours without errors in extensive testing,” the statement said. statement is included. Also, according to the same description, there is a letter of authenticity confirming Jobs’ handwriting.
The Apple-1 up for auction is listed as Apple-1 with number 78 (#78). The computer was sold at an auction in 2018 for $375,000 after it was operational. This time, however, the bids are expected to be higher.
HOW MUCH CAN IT BE SOLD? ESTIMATES ARE LITTLE