>The odd thing is, it's not *that* rare. 50 machines is quite a few.
There are only around 50 Fabergé eggs in existence. They are considered rare in this world of 7 billion people.
Value is only what someone will pay on any given day... and some people will spend silly money on silly things. Your investments may go down as well as up in value etc...
EDIT: The Christies auction description states that there are around 50 Apple Is surviving.