Posted by: youngragingbull | May 25, 2013

Antique Apple computer sold for $668K at auction

apple1German auction house Breker said Saturday it had sold one of Apple’s first computers – a functioning 1976 Apple 1 model – for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).

The winning bid for the vintage computer came from an Asian client, who asked not be named, Breker said.

Breker claims it is one of only six known remaining functioning models in the world. Breker already sold one last year for 492,000 euros.

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  1. SIDENOTE: The Apple 1 originally sold for $666 in 1976 and consisted of only the circuit board, a case, and a keyboard; a screen had to be purchased separately.


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