Apple’s first computer, a collector’s dream, could fetch $500,000 at auction

Nov 9, 2021 | Industry News

Steve Wozniak, Steve and Patricia Jobs and Daniel Kottke built 200 Apple-1 units in Jobs’ home 45 years ago.

One of the few remaining Apple-1 computers, the company’s first product, will go on sale this week at an auction that is expected to fetch as much as $600,000.

The 45-year-old computer is one of just 200 that Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs tested and designed along with Patty Jobs and Daniel Kottke in the Jobs’ Los Altos home. It is considered a “holy grail” for vintage tech collectors.

“That really makes it exciting for a lot of people,” Corey Cohen, an Apple-1 expert, told the Los Angeles Times.

John Moran Auctioneers will auction the computer off on Tuesday with bids starting at $200,000. The southern-California-based auction house estimates it will sell for between $400,000 and $600,000. Apple-1 experts told the LA Times they estimate it will fetch around $500,000. In 2014, a New York auction house sold an Apple-1 unit for $905,000…. Read the Full Article | https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/nov/08/apple-1-computer-auction

Other Articles You May Be Interested In

Bugatti sells its last purely gas-powered car for $10.7M, sets world auction record

Bugatti sells its last purely gas-powered car for $10.7M, sets world auction record

Auction Industry SAE

Auction Industry SAE

LMA Applauds Bill to Allow Livestock Auction Investment in Small and Regional Packers

LMA Applauds Bill to Allow Livestock Auction Investment in Small and Regional Packers

2023 Minnesota Champion Auctioneer!

2023 Minnesota Champion Auctioneer!

The Wisconsin Auctioneers Association actively advocates for the auction industry through grassroots lobbying and a WAA legislative fund. Member engagement and donations are key to the success of WAA advocacy efforts.

WAA President

Curt Kramer

Our Mission is to educate, promote and protect the auction industry of Wisconsin:

to encourage Auctioneers; to enhance skills, knowledge and professionalism;

to promote the auction method of marketing for sale of real and personal properties.

Learning the Art of Auctioneering

Auctioneer Schools
State Exam
Regulations

Sales & Use Tax

Auctioneers

It is the duty of every member to protect the public against fraud, misrepresentation or unethical practices in connection with the sale, disposition or liquidation of any real or personal property the auctioneer is called upon to dispose of at public auction.

Auctions

Vehicles

Real Estate

Industry News

Member News

Mark your Calendar!

Mark your Calendar! February 23rd is thenext Day on the Hill in Madison. Join us to advocate on...

Industry Events

2 + 9 =

Contact Us

PO Box 102
Dorchester, WI 54425
(608) 228-4880

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This