Each Apple I computer was hand-built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
The device up for sale was #82 of the 200, and sold with original packaging, manuals and a letter from CEO Steve Jobs. There are only 30-50 left in the world.
Apple I computers have 8KB of memory and an eight-bit processor.
Read the auction description:
"The first Apple computer, and the first personal computer with a fully assembled motherboard, heralding the home computer revolution.
"Introduced in July 1976, the Apple I was sold without a casing, power supply, keyboard or monitor. However, because the motherboard was completely pre-assembled, it represented a major step forward in comparison with the competing self-assembly kits of the day."
The computer was purchased by Italian businessman and private collector Marco Boglione. With taxes, the 34 year old computer will cost the businessman $210,000.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 23 Nov 2010 22:44