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Christie’s auctions off Apple 1 computer for $390,000

Molly Wood Jul 9, 2013
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Christie’s auctions off Apple 1 computer for $390,000

Molly Wood Jul 9, 2013
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Christie’s auctioned off a Apple 1 computer — one of the world’s first Apple computers — for $390,000 today. Not bad for a clunky old keyboard and vintage chips attacched to a piece of wood.

Why was the price so high?

Dag Spicer, senior curator at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to explain.

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