Motherboard one of the first Apple computer sold for $ 400,000




Motherboard one of the first computers Apple, released in 1976, was put up for auction, “History of Science” in New York. According to experts, the rare instance of the seller can bring half a million dollars.


Bulky by today’s standards Apple-1 was established in 1976 in the garage under Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. There were produced 200 of these computers has now survived only about 60 Jobs and Wozniak sold their computers for 666 dollars 66 cents apiece, but the car, which plan to sell in New York evaluated 400 000 dollars. Apple 1 motherboard, owned by a staunch Apple evangelist John Barkley Anedrsonu, comes bundled with the keyboard unit.

In June 2012, one of the rare Apple-1 was sold at auction, “Sotheby’s” for $ 374,500, and in late 2010, the auction house “Christie” has implemented an instance for $ 213,000, and this model had some aftermarket components, but came with a letter, written personally by Steve Jobs. Special value attached car that it was in working order. In May last year, Apple-1 was sold by auction at the auction in Germany for a record $ 671,400.


Apple 1 is one of the first computers that can be offered fully assembled and provided an opportunity to increase the amount of RAM, although the user had to buy an additional monitor, keyboard and power supply. Initially the car was equipped with a processor with a frequency of 1 MHz, RAM 4 KB with a possible increase to 48 KB. The computer was manufactured in 1976 – 1977 years.

The auction, which will expose the motherboard Apple 1, will be held on 22 October.

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