EDGE 2015 is starting in

Find out more EDGE 2015
Menu
Working Apple-1 sells for record-breaking £397,000 at auction

Working Apple-1 sells for record-breaking £397,000 at auction

The original 1976 computer is one of an estimated 43 still in existence

An original Apple-1 computer in full working condition has sold at auction for a record breaking £397,000 (630,000) at auction.

The auction took place in Cologne last week, and the Apple 1 was expected to sell for between 120,000 and 200,000 (£96,800 and £161,500). The winning bid was placed by an anonymous internet bidder, massively exceeding the previous record for an Apple 1, which was $374,500 (£240,900) at a Sotheby's auction in New York earlier this year.

About 200 of the vintage computers were produced and sold in 1976 at a price of $666.66 (£426) and the lasted model to be sold is thought to be one of just 43 Apple-1 computers left in existence. Of those, only six are known to still work.

The Apple-1 consisted of a circuit board hand-built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and was sold without a case, power supply, keyboard or monitor. Buyers had to provide those components.

The record-breaking Apple-1 sold at auction this month came with a period Apple-recommended monitor, keyboard and data cassette recorder.

[Via Bangkok Post]

See also:

Apple's Sir Jony Ive to design one-off Leica M camera for charity auction Signed Steve Jobs documents to be auctioned by Sotheby's

EDGE 2015:: For all the latest on EDGE 2015 including the keynote speakers visit the EDGE mini-site now

Follow Us

Join the ARN newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags MacApplehardware systemsdesktop pcsMac desktops

Upcoming

Slideshows

In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter

In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter

You probably either love Twitter for its quirkiness and brevity or see it as a pointless waste of time. After nearly a decade on the social scene, Twitter still needs to improve its user experience and fill in notable gaps in the service. These seven problems are long overdue for a fix.

In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter
IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Sponsor Briefing

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Sponsor Briefing

With EDGE 2015 rapidly approaching, ARN and Reseller News NZ held a Sponsors Briefing where ARN publisher and president, Susan Searle, and Events Manager, Alexandra West, ran through the considerable logistics in detail. Attendees then enjoyed some splendid canapes and drinks. EDGE is designed to bring the A/NZ channel together in a collaborative and educational environment. Themed around channel channel leadership, EDGE will be held at the Sheraton Mirage, Port Douglas, July 20-23. Photos by MIKE GEE.

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Sponsor Briefing
In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

Cooking, learning language and doing the laundry are a few of the human skills demonstrated by.real humanoid bots featured in the National Geographic movie Robots.

In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

iasset.com is a channel management ecosystem that automates all major aspects of the entire sales, marketing and service process, including data tracking, integrated learning, knowledge management and product lifecycle management.

Show Comments