Apple 1 sells for a whopping $387,750 in online auction
Built in Steve Jobs' parents' garage in 1976, one of Apple's original computers becomes the highest priced item ever sold in a Christie's online-only auction.
Instead of paying top dollar for the newest tech products, some people are spending a lot of money on the oldest tech products.
One of Apple's original computers, known as the Apple 1, sold for $387,750 in a Christie's online auction on Tuesday. It's the highest priced item ever sold in one of Christie's online-only auctions.
The computer was built in Steve Jobs' parents' garage and designed by Steve Wozniak. There's no monitor, but Christie's says that the device is still functional.
"The Apple-1, one of the first 25 Apple-1's ever assembled, inscribed with the serial number 01-0025 in black ink was designed and hand-built in 1976 by Steve Wozniak, who later signed his work 'Woz,'" Christie's said in a statement.
Besides the Apple 1, Christie's also auctioned off other "Mac Portable prototype." -- almost all of it old-school Apple swag, including fabled flop the Lisa, as well as a rare 20th anniversary Macintosh and
While nearly $400,000 is a lot of cash, it's less than the price of another Apple 1 that was auctioned off in May. Sold by German auction house Breker, that Apple 1-- but, it had a monitor.