Apple-1 computer, $458,711, RR Auction

A fully functional Apple-1 computer, conceived by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak as a bare circuit board to be sold as a kit and completed by electronics hobbyists, sold for $458,711 in an online auction that began March 5 and ended March 12 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, Jobs’ signed contract for the design of the Apple II realized $46,278; a Jobs signed internal bonus memo from 1983 made $15,307; and Jobs’ signed Macintosh PowerBook 190cs brought $12,671. Prices include the buyer’s premium.