A rare, working Apple I logic board reached the aucti block Tuesday and eventually sold for $ 375,000, far above the original asking price of $ 666.66 in 1976.
This particular Apple I was originally built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, of which ly 60 to 70 are left – most of them are in a n-working state.
Jobs and Wozniak built a total of 200 Apple I computers in 1976, with a retail price of 175 for an initial price of $ 666.66 without power, screen, keyboard or housing.
Apple I expert Corey Cohen returned the machine to its original state in June. Like other exes that have recently been sold at the aucti, the party of the RR aucti does not change the original board, while the prototype area is described as clean and unused.
Apple I was cceived to be sold as a kit, assembled – purchased by hobbyists and hobbyists at home.
Additial Apple-related items sold at the aucti include a Macintosh Plus computer signed by Jobs and additial nine team members for $ 28,750, as well as an annual report signed by Steve Jobs that was $ 23,750.
Widely regarded as the forerunner of modern csumer computers, and an important piece of Apple hello, Apple I has released high bids in previous auctis. In 2014, a working exle sold for $ 905,000, while another for $ 365,000 went a few mths later. More recently, in 2016, Charitybuzz sold an Apple I complete with documentati, period-correct power supply and cassette interface card with early Apple Basic cassette for $ 815,000.