Monday, 27 May 2013

Vintage Apple $668,000 auction value sets record

A vintage Apple computer was sold for $668,000 at an auction in Berlin, Germany, according to Breker auction house.

The Apple 1, sold to an Asian client, reportedly set a record auction value. Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak reportedly built the 1976 computer model in a family garage. Breker said that there are only six known remaining and functioning models of Apple 1 computers in the world.

In 2012, Breker sold one of the Apple 1 unit for $637K. Wozniak’s signature was printed on computer, says Breker. An Apple 1 computer, consist only of the circuit board, was being sold for $666 in 1976. All other accessories are sold separately, that include the case, keyboard and monitor.

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