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Apple-1 Christie's Auction

An Original Apple-1 Can Be Yours . . . For $161,600

Thirty-four years ago, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer in Jobs's garage and sold it for $666.66. Now, one of the original Apple-1s can be yours with the highest bid in a Nov. 23 auction at Christie's in London. The computer, believed to be one of about 200, comes in the original box. The return address is Jobs's California residence, and the package even includes a handwritten note from Jobs on notebook paper.

Find out more about the original computer (including how you can get in on the bidding action) after the break.

The Apple-1 was shipped without a keyboard or monitor and didn't have a disk drive; as you can imagine, its processing abilities leave a lot to be desired. (Apparently, it could "barely power a game of Pong.") The Apple-1 was considered the first personal computer and shipped with a completely intact motherboard; previous personal computers came in pieces and users had to solder the motherboard together themselves.

Would-be owners in other parts of the world need not worry; the London auction will also be accessible online. The device is expected to sell for between $161,600 and $242,400.

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