A copy of the February 1984 premiere issue of Macworld magazine signed by Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs will be up for auction on the RR Auction website between December 6 and December 13.
Jobs signed the magazine at the grand opening of Apple’s iconic Fifth Avenue store in New York on May 19, 2006, writing „to Matt, steven jobs“ on the front cover, which features a photo of Jobs posing with a trio of original Macintosh computers. The magazine is listed in fine condition with light handling and edge wear.
The premiere issue of Macworld magazine is considered to be scarce and desirable in its own right, while Jobs was often reluctant [...]
A rare fully operational Apple-1 computer auctioned off by RR Auction at WeWorks in Boston today fetched a total of $375,000.
The Apple-1 came from a person who purchased the machine from The Byte Shop, the store where Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak originally sold the computers for $666.66. The seller used the Apple-1 to learn BASIC and wrote small programs before he decided to hold onto it because it „could one day be a piece of computing history.“
Bobby Livingston, Executive VP of RR Auction said that the company was „thrilled“ with the price that the Apple-1 earned.
„We are thrilled at the price achieved and [...]
The latest Apple-related auction will kick off on September 25, offering bidders the chance to get their hands on a rare Apple-1 computer. On sale by RR Auction, the Apple-1 is fully operational and one of around 70 Apple-1 computers that remain of the first 200 built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976.
Executive vice president at RR Auction, Bobby Livingston, says that the Apple-1 originates from a person who purchased it at The Byte Shop, the store where Jobs and Wozniak originally sold the computers for $666.66. The owner learned BASIC on the computer, wrote small programs, and decided to hold onto the Apple-1 after it became outdated, „realizing it could [...]
In its latest auction, Charitybuzz is offering one of the first models of the Apple I computer, a rare „Duston 2“ (via VentureBeat). Estimated at a value of $600,000, the Apple I computer is the original device that was built by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and their team in Jobs‘ parents‘ home in Los Altos, California in 1976.
The original Apple team is said to have built 200 Apple I computers and „less than 60“ are still in existence today, making the new auction extremely rare. The „Duston 2“ is operational and named after Adam Duston, one of its previous owners, and includes the original Apple I board, a modified Apple II [...]