The Apple-1 Registry

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'Ricketts' Apple-1 - number 30 in the Registry


1st batch


USA, Chicago


Existence confirmed. Known to registry caretaker or expert. Auction. According to pictures.



Last update

Dec 07, 2018

Website / Pictures

Some information including picture.
Christie's auction.

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Sold directly by Steve Jobs to Charles Ricketts.
Sold at auction at La Salle Gallery to Captain O'Mahoney in June of 1999.
Bob Luther who wrote a book on Apple-1. Sold this one through a Christie's auction in London for $365,000.


Dec. 2014


White ceramic MOS MCS 6502 CPU (1576), plastic AMI S6820 PIA (7601), 8 KB plastic DRAM. Blue capacitors.


Keyboard in wooden case, missing a key. In a blue metal enclosure. Original check from 1976. Power supply (7550 and 7617). Apple Cassette interface. White Operation Manual.


DRAM was added later.
All additional components and all modifications are removed prior to last auction. To name a few: Some components and wires added to the proto area. White EPROM at prototype ara. Keyboard connector, power switch and video out on the back of the blue metal enclosure.


Video Christie's webpage

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Book The First Apple

Change log (since March 20, 2018)

Mar 25, 2018: Verification status. Components (shortlist). Website(s). Video link(s) added. Components. State. Equipment
Mar 25, 2018: Additional info. State. Equipment. History
Mar 31, 2018: Components
Apr 11, 2018: State
Dec 07, 2018: Auctions added

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