Apple I Sold at $390,000 in Auction

Apple I Sold at $390,000in Auction

Apple I was auctioned and purchased at $390,000, or approximately £258,000. Cost of the first Apple machine was placed at $666.66. It has been sold through Christie's and has been bought by an Italian company dubbed asBolaffi. It wants to make it a part of collection gadgetry for future generations and investors.

Shedding light on the purchase, GiulioFilippoBolaffi, CEOsaid, "Apple I represents the starting point of a charming history, which has led Apple to its current well-known position. Bolaffi is proudly entering this new memorabilia market".

According to him, the computer is an icon of the 'technological vintage' collection. This item may witness a rise in its value in future as it has an international appeal. Bolaffi believes that it is a safe investment. He calls Apple I as a big shot.

Earlier in May, not-freely-available Apple I computer was auctioned by German auctioneers Team Breker. It was sold for £440,000. The computer that was developed in 1976 was originally retailed for $666.66 is to be auctioned. It could eventually gather $500,000.

It was one of the first 25 computer elements that were designed and developed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. They developed it in their famous California garage.


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