Rare Early Apple-1 Up For Auction
The one being sold at Christie's includes an Apple-1 motherboard, number 82, printed label to reverse, with a few slightly later additions including a 6502 microprocessor, labeled R6502P R6502-11 8145, printed circuit board with 4 rows A-D and columns 1-18, three capacitors, heatsink, cassette board connector, 8K bytes of RAM, keyboard interface, firmware in PROMS, low-profile sockets on all integrated circuits, video terminal, breadboard area with slightly later connector, with later soldering, wires and electrical tape to reverse, printed to obverse Apple Computer 1 Palo Alto. Ca. The 8K memory is just a tiny fraction of what even the smallest iPod is capable of; it could not even hold one song. There were just 200 of these made and the computer did not come with a monitor or keyboard. It did however have a typed and signed letter from Steve Jobs. Depending on how well this one sells you could find a lot of people digging into their attics and garages looking for old computers.