[vcf-midatlantic] Apparently Authentic Apple 1 on eBay

Corey Cohen applecorey at optonline.net
Sun Jun 5 19:37:44 EDT 2016

Nope.  It was in crap condition, majorly cut traces, holes drilled for standoffs in the Proto area and a lot of replacement parts.  

This is what I posted on the VCF forum and pretty much covers it.  

 $60,300 not too far off the last eBay sale of a damaged board a few years ago, the Huston-2 board. Funny thing is not a few weeks after the Huston-2 sale we had a record Apple-1 sale of a working system for many times that amount.  

So I guess we have established a poor condition Apple-1 fetches between 60k and 75k on eBay and a working unit fetches between 300k and 910k at an art auction depending on the condition of the board and accessories.

corey cohen
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> On Jun 5, 2016, at 7:31 PM, J. Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 6:58 PM, Ethan via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> If you have a Cray-1, I can get you Apple-1 money for it….
>> Nope, J932SE, air cooled no "seat"
>> I think I know someone that had a Cray 1 for a while but gave it back to
>> Cray or something. I dunno, haven't talked to him in a good while.
> So, anyone want to comment on why this A-1 went for $60k?  Seems awfully
> low.  Do you think the market has dropped, now that people are forgetting
> about Steve Jobs?  Some other reason?
> - Alex

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