back to article $10,000 could nab you an Apple-1... manual at auction. Sorry, it's more like $375k for real thing

An Apple-1 Operation Manual is up for auction this week, having been traded to a database programmer in exchange for code 20 years ago. The manual, which auctioneers reckon is one of about 65 still around, has an estimate of $10,000. Working Apple-1 retro fossil auctioned off to mystery bidder for $375,000 READ MORE The …

  1. Mike 16

    Please don't tell the missus.

    She knows I have such a manual, from Ron Wayne himself. But she has no idea what I could sell it for, and I'd like to keep it that way.

    1. deadlockvictim Silver badge

      Re: Please don't tell the missus.

      I'd scan it and then sell it at somewhere like Sotheby's if I were you.

      You could buy yourself a nice (working) replica kit of an Apple I for that or simply keep the money for whatever it is you do in your spare time.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Please don't tell the missus.

        The scans are already available at BitSavers.

  2. Orv Silver badge

    I wondered if the iPod in the foreground was just for scale, then I realized it was plugged into the cassette port. Clever!

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