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'Celebration' Apple-1 - number 75 in the Registry

Version

1st batch

Number / stamps / sticker

Stamp 7

Location

Great Britain, London
Map
Victoria & Albert Museum

On display

It is on display

Verification

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

Owner

Delimore

Last update

Dec 07, 2018


Website / Pictures

Auction at Charitybuzz including pictures

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Description

Aspects of the Celebration Apple-1 board give reason to believe it was an experimental board. Round Stamp with number 7 on the back.


History

Original owner thought to be an early Apple employee.
Acquired by previous owner in 1977.
Acquired by current owner on January 8, 2000 (Sales receipt still exist).
Sold at Charitybuzz auction for US$ 815,000. According to interviews with the owner he would have bid even 1.2 (some sources say 1.6) Million US$.


Auctioned

Aug. 2016


Components

White ceramic MOS MCS 6502 CPU (3775), ceramic Motolora XC6820 PIA (7511), 8 KB ceramic DRAM with gold cap (from 7451). Large blue capacitor (from 1975), Both 2400 uF capacitors silver (date code 7617). All other capacitors are silver. Different diodes at power section. Different capacitor above D12. Very unique. Different 2504v chips (SY 1404A are used) in yellow sockets.The heatsink on this board is smaller than all the other Apple-1s (appears to be never replaced). This Apple-1 has the more expensive Robinson Nugent sockets, but the production runs used the less expensive sockets. Additionally, it has a larger crystal and a variable capacitor above D12. Different electrolytic caps used. Different slot (hand soldered, different part number and date code 3175)
The Apple Cassette interface (NTI) is different to others. Different capacitor, restistors and transistors.


Equipment

Apple Cassette interface NTI, Apple BASIC and Star Trek cassette. Original Operation Manual with schematics. Original Preliminary BASIC Manual. Original Apple Cassette interface Manual. Original Apple-1 ad. Schematics on archival paper. TRIAD power supply from 1974.


State

Mechanical switch at switch board section. Added wire and capacitor on the back at power supply secition. Added wire between 6820 pin 21 and B1 pin 1. Missing socket C1 (for 6800 only) - appears to be never used. LM323K corroded. One trace on the back cutted. Missing video pot (today added after restoration)). Corrosion at some ICs. PROMs of the mainboard and ACI from 7610 and not labeled Apple A1/A2.


Change log (since March 20, 2018)

Apr 02, 2018: Newly added to the Apple-1 Registry
Apr 11, 2018: Number/Sticker/Stamp info added. Components. State. Equipment. Description.
Dec 07, 2018: Auctions added




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