It’s not every day you can see a perfect-looking Apple Computer I motherboard. Combine it with Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak holding and signing his 1976 invention, and you get one of those rare Apple fanboy moments.
As posted on Twitter by The AAPL Collection, the user writes: “Today we reunited the Master with one of his creations… what an amazing experience.” The Twitter user continues:
Woz holding our 1976 Apple Computer 1…the invention that sparked the personal computer revolution and led to the creation of the most valuable and profitable company in the world.
Apple I was the first product ever announced by the company in 1976. The computer was put on sale for $666.66 at the time. Ever since then, 9to5Mac reports some auctions and eBay sales of the product, which can go up to $1.5 million.
In one of the auctions, auctioneer John Moran told the story about the Apple I:
200 Apple-1 computers were designed by Steve Wozniak and assembled and tested by Steve Jobs, Patty Jobs (his sister), and Daniel Kottke in the Jobs’ home. 175 of them were sold for $666.66, a figure that catered to Wozniak’s love of repeating numbers. 50 of the 175 computers were sold to Paul Terrell, owner of ByteShop in Mountain View, California.
You can watch the video of Wozniak signing the motherboard of the first Apple creation below. What do you think of that? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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