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Superfan buys ancient Apple-1 computer for $355,500 because it’s Apple

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Apple fans are used to shelling out a pretty penny for the latest gadget. But last week one well-off Apple obsessive gave up $355,500 for one of the tech powerhouse’s oldest pieces — the Apple 1. The sale went down at Christie’s in New York City.

The computer, which is one of only 66 still in existence, was originally built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak 1976. 

The Apple-1 started Apple’s catapult into fame because it was the first personal computer sold with a fully assembled motherboard. 

The Apple-1 was the first personal computer sold with an assembled motherboard.

The Apple-1 was the first personal computer sold with an assembled motherboard.

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