Working Apple-1 sold at auction by original owner for $101K in Germany

 One of the last surviving Apple-1 computers in full working order has sold in Germany for a bid price of $101,325 —far lower than expected for the collectible.

German auction house Team Breker, which specializes in technical antiques, noted the Apple-1 was being consigned by its original owner, an unidentified computer computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out an arbitrary set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically engineer from Berkeley, California. Said to be the “best-preserved example of an Apple-1 computer to have appeared on the market,” the computer was sold in full may refer to: People with the surname Full, including: Mr. Full (given name unknown), acting Governor of German Cameroon, 1913 to 1914 A property in the mathematical field of topology; see Full set working condition, and is believed to be one of only eight remaining working may refer to: Employment Working (musical), a 1978 musical Working (TV series), a situation comedy Working (book), a book by Studs Terkel Working!!, a manga by Karino Takatsu Holbrook Working units left in existence.

A spokesperson for the auctioneer advises it is 14th on Mike Willegal’s Apple-1 registry, with serial number 01-0073 bearing the original NTI sign.

The documents accompanying the Apple-1 included the original is the aspect of created or invented works as being new or novel, and thus distinguishable from reproductions, clones, forgeries, or derivative works manual, complete with the primary logo, circuit diagrams, and a receipt for the motherboard and cassette interface. An original letter from Apple customer care was also provided, advising the customer sales, commerce and economics, a customer (sometimes known as a client, buyer, or purchaser) is the recipient of a good, service, product or an idea – obtained from a seller, vendor, or supplier could not upgrade to the Apple-II.

Aside from original documentation, the paperwork also included a collection of notes from telephone calls with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), Apple apple tree (Malus pumila, commonly and erroneously called Malus domestica) is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple co-founders Steve Jobs person’s job is their role in society and Steve is a masculine given name, usually a short form (hypocorism) of Stephen or Steven Wozniak in 1977.

The Apple-1 was estimated to sell for between may refer to $190,000 and $320,000. After fees are added to the bid price of $101,325, the purchaser will dole out $149,390 for the package.

In 2016, a “Celebration” motherboard motherboard (sometimes alternatively known as the mainboard, system board, baseboard, planar board or logic board, or colloquially, a mobo) is the main printed circuit board (PCB) found in general believed to be one of the first hand-built prototypes for the Apple-1 sold for $815,000. In 2014, a working Apple-1 was auctioned for $365,000, falling short of estimates between $400,000 and $600,000, while a 2013 auction for an Apple-1 signed by Steve Wozniak is the tenth most common surname in Poland (89,015 people in 2009) fetched $671,000.

The current record for the highest price ordinary usage, price is the quantity of payment or compensation given by one party to another in return for goods or services paid at auction auction is a process of buying and selling goods or services by offering them up for bid, taking bids, and then buying the item to the highest bidder for an Apple-1 is $905,000, acquired by The Henry Ford organization in late 2014. </span>

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