Apple Computer trade sign, estimated at $100,000-$200,000. Image courtesy of Alexander Historical AuctionsCHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. – On Friday, January 27, on the final day of a three-day sale, Maryland auctioneers Alexander Historical Auctions will offer the first trade sign used by the world’s largest company, Apple, Inc., at trade shows and at its corporate offices in the company’s early years of operation in the mid-1970s. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California house where Steve Jobs co-founded Apple is a historical site, and now the sandals he wore while pacing its floors have been sold for nearly $220,000. The brown suede Birkenstocks dating to the mid-1970s, described as “well used,” set a record for the highest price ever paid for a pair of sandals, Julien’s Auctions said November 13.
BOSTON — RR Auction‘s inaugural PSA Encapsulated Auction, which took place on September 22, realized a total of $823,819. The sale brought nearly 700 plastic-encased items to the auction block, ranging from straightforward signatures to iconic photographs to content-rich letters and documents. Every item in the sale was encapsulated by PSA, the largest third-party authentication company in the world.
BOSTON — RR Auction‘s inaugural PSA Encapsulated Auction, taking place on Thursday, September 22, brings a treasure trove of nearly 700 items to the auction block — a diverse assortment of material ranging from straightforward signatures to iconic photographs to intriguing etters and documents. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
BOSTON – On Thursday, March 17, RR Auction will present The Steve Jobs Revolution: Engelbart, Atari, and Apple. This small, specially curated selection traces the history of personal computers through documents and objects — and, specifically, the advent of Steve Jobs and Apple as chief popularizers of such products. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is talking with officials in several cities about the possibility of creating a museum to display the pop culture memorabilia that he’s spent millions of dollars collecting over the past 20 years.
BOSTON – A Steve Jobs-signed Apple II Manual sold for $787,484 against an estimate of $25,000-$30,000 at RR Auction on August 19. The 196-page guide details the technical architecture and operation of the Apple II and features a fold-out schematic of the computer’s main logic board. The manual is signed and inscribed opposite the Table of Contents by the iconic Apple co-founder, who wrote, “Julian, Your generation is the first to grow up with computers. Go change the world! steven jobs, 1980.”