Apple finally got $213,600 for the Apple-1 – the first ever Apple computer – auction at Christie’s in London Apple-1 sold 320 times of the original price, whereas the original cost of Apple-1 was ust $666.66.
In total, the buyer paid $741.66 for it more than 34 years ago. “Introduced in July 1976, the Apple-1 was sold without a casing, power supply, keyboard or monitor,” according to the auction listing.
The sold lot include the Apple-1 motherboard, a 6502 microprocessor, printed circuit board, three capacitors, heatsink, cassette board connector, 8K bytes of RAM, keyboard interface, firmware in PROMS, low-profile sockets on all integrated circuits, video terminal, and a breadboard area with slightly later connector, also includes a letter signed by ‘Steven Jobs.’ for buyer. The whole system was delivered in original Apple-1 packing.