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Vintage`76 Apple 1 signed by Jobs, Wozniak sells for whopping 650,000 dollars

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013 - 00:23

London: One of the last remaining Apple 1 computers made in 1976 has been sold for over 650,000 dollars at an auction in Germany.

The Apple 1 belongs to the category of the first 50 computers built by Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, the BBC reports.

According to the report, the computer has been sold to an anonymous buyer from Asia and consists of an original monitor, tape-player, keyboard and a single motherboard signed by Wozniak. The documentation was signed by Steve Jobs.

The report said that in a total of 200 Apple 1 computers ever manufactured, only six are still functioning out of 46 existing ones.

The author of The First Apple, Bob Luther touted the Apple 1 as the `holy grail of collectable technology`.

An Apple 1 computer had sold for 633,000 dollars last year, the report added.


First Published: Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 11:45
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