The Apple-1 Registry

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

6 pictures published.

Version

1st batch

Handwritten number, stamp, label

backside unknown

Location

USA, Chicago

Verification

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

Condition

Working

Website(s)

Some information including picture.
Christie's auction.


History

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.


Auctioned

Dec. 2014


Components

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


Equipment

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


State

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 breadboard. White EPROM on breadboard. Keyboard connector, power switch and video out on the back of the blue metal enclosure.


Video

Video Christie's webpage

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Publications

Book The First Apple


Last update

Jun 24, 2019


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
Jun 24, 2019: 6 picture(s) added
Jun 24, 2019: Description of picture(s)/video(s)


Change log for all Apple-1.


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