Apple 1 and memorabilia up for auction in Boston (NOT on Epay)

jim stephens jwsmail at
Fri Dec 11 15:50:38 CST 2020

On 12/11/2020 9:17 AM, Gavin Scott via cctalk wrote:
> The last two photos if you scroll down show the board populated in
> presumably its current condition.
> But it's an interesting question of why there are all these bare board
> photos. I suspect "qualified bidders" will want to carefully peruse
> the report of the restoration that is apparently available to them.
> And since when are buyer's premiums 25%? Yeesh! But then if you need
> to ask the price...
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 10:24 AM W2HX via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
>> What am I missing? The picture shown on RR auctions shows the board with no chips?
>> this is up on RR auction
>>>> Of interest to the early apple fans on here:
>>>> original-box-signed-by-steve
>>> I wanted to see the box and accessories.... But alas no picture of the
>>> goods.
>>> -Ali
I hope they know there was a nearly 100% identical clone board made up.  
I have one in the pile somewhere.  If you were good at it, you might be 
able to take off the etch marker which shows it's not the real thing.

There's one also that is a functional equivalent as well.

The "restoration" hopefully is 100% on the ICs as a $400k price needs 
the original IC set not work if that was the case.  At least I'd think 
having the original parts is more useful to the buyer. You can or get an 
emulator for the Apple 1, which is cute, but isn't that great a machine, 
and not disturb an original artifact.

It does also state that the parts are all have remarkably clear 
markings.  I'd not take that as a great thing unless there was some 


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