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Christie Manson & Woods Ltd
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A 26-page report dated 14 November 2014 describing the functionality of this Apple-1.
A rare Motorola 6800 microprocessor chip.
A rare SWTPC 30page Computer Products Catalogue.
1976 Signetics Data Manual, containing data for many integrated circuits used in the original Apple-1.
November 1975 issue of Byte magazine, including an article that compares the Motorola 6800 to the new MOS 6500 chips for the Apple-1. This issue also includes a Letter to the Editor by a young Bill Gates.
A 1976 M6800 CPU manual by Motorola.
Two Apple-1 modern test power supply custom designed enclosure. (Both Apple-1 original Triad power supplies remain in the original briefcase untouched and untested to safely preserve their historical integrity).
A rare SWTPC flyer showing the PR-40 printer.
A Sony TV-115 artefact.
An early Apple license plate with a 6 colour Apple logo.
February 1977 issue of Kilobaud magazine with an article by Sheile Clarke, 'The Remarkable Computer', describing the Apple-1 -- the first news review of the Apple-1. The magazine also includes the famous full-page Apple-1 advertisement.
A 1976 MOS Technology Manual, including the 6502 microprocessor used in the Apple-1.
Signed print by Apple Co-Founder Ronald G. Wayne of the partnership agreement between Jobs, Wozniak and Wayne.
Three drawings of the Apple-1 by Ronald G. Wayne showing the briefcase closed, open, and with the keyboard lifted. Framed. The only known drawing of an Apple-1 by Wayne.
An original 1977 Apple-I Operation Manual Tan version featuring Apple without a 'bite': originally acquired from Joe Torzewski, the founder of the Apple-1 Owners Club.
A rare Apple-1 Cassette Interface ACI manual.
A working Panasonic RQ-309DS Cassette Tape Recorder for the Apple-1. The Recorder is in pristine condition and includes the original box, Operating Instructions Manual, Service Manual with the Dealer List, warranty card and Panasonic Product Analysis card.
An original 1976 white version Apple-1 Operations Manual. The manual features the original Apple Computer Company logo created by Ronald G. Wayne.
A Sanyo VM4209 in working condition. This has been tested with the Apple-1 computer.
A SWTPC PR-40 printer. In 1976 Steve Jobs wrote that 'It is a natural addition to the Apple computer'.
A SWTPC PR-40 printer manual.
October 1976 issue of Interface Age magazine containing an article written by Steve Jobs. Within the article, Jobs describes how to interface the Apple-1 to the SWTPC PR-40 printer.
Two Panasonic Recorders: RQ-2102 AND RQ-309DS.
An extremely rare 1976 October original light green version of the Preliminary Apple Basic User’s Manual.
A 1976 Apple-1 original double sided advertisement. The back of the advertisement shows prices and a Cassette Interface board. As usual among versions of this Apple-1 artefact, the dealer-specific banding next to the Apple Computer logo is missing.
A tan April 1977 Apple Computer Suggested Retail Price List, showing the Apple-1 dropping in price from $666.66 in 1976 to $475 in 1977.
An October 1977 Apple Computer Suggested Retail Price List with the Apple-1 no longer listed for sale.
A tan April 1977 Apple 'Dealer Inquiry' letter from the VP of Marketing, Mike Markkula, who later became Apple’s second CEO. The letter shows the transition from Apple-1 to Apple-II.
A postcard from Apple-1 Owners Club Founder Joe Torzewski typed on a Apple Computer.
A postcard from Apple-1 Owners Club Founder Joe Torzewski regarding the Apple-1, a tape cassette and a Preliminary Apple Basic User’s Manual.
A letter from Bob Edmunds to Apple-1 Owners Club Founder Joe Torzewski. Within the letter, Edmunds offers to purchase Torzewski’s bare Apple-1 board for $200 and the original manuals for just $1 each.
A document from Apple-1 Owners Club Founder Joe Torzewski. The Apple-II program Focal was converted to the Apple-1 by Joe’s Apple-1 Club.
A SWTPC manual with photograph of the PR-40 and a price.
A document from Jo Torzewski, the Founder of the Apple-1 Owners Club, regarding spare parts of his SWTPC PR-40 which he interfaced with his Apple-1.
July 1976 issue of Interface Age magazine featuring Apple Computer Company’s first advertisement and an article about Apple-1 by R.S. Jones entitled 'Comparing Apples and Oranges' .
September 1976 issue of Interface Age magazine containing an Apple-1 introduction advertisement and the 6502 Disassembler by Wozniak and Allen Baum.
A rare Specimen bond note for Apple Computer along with information regarding Pixar, Atari and HP symbolising the Apple Founders’ previous employment.
An Apple photo slide of the original Apple logo that was created and drawn by Apple Co-Founder Ronald G. Wayne after Apple was incorporated on 3 January 1977.
Ronald G. Wayne’s personal photocopy of the Partnership Agreement with Jobs and Wozniak.
Ronald G. Wayne’s personal photocopy of an Amendment to founding Partnership Agreement with Jobs and Wozniak. The Amendment is signed, dated and embossed.
Ronald G. Wayne’s personal photocopy of a signed, dated and embossed Withdrawal Statement filed at Santa Clara County on 12 April 1976.
The business cards of the Apple Founders.
An early Apple schematic/drawing plan created prior to the foundation of Apple Computer Company on 1 April 1976 and the incorporation of Apple Computer Inc on 3 January 1977.
December 1976 issue of 73 Amateur Radio magazine featuring Editor/Publisher Wayne Green’s visit to Jobs and Wozniak in the garage, Jobs working the Apple computer booth and a rare photo of an Apple-1.
An Apple-1 cassette tape replica. Post Lot Text Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the Buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
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The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
In excellent condition, with wear and marks consistent with age and use. Last operational in 2014 – please contact the department for report. As with all early computers, some components are fragile and we recommend only a qualified individual attempt to run the machine.
The capacitor on C17/18 was replaced when last tested. The original has been kept as part of the lot and could be reinserted if the machine is not to be turned on.