Existence is known to the Apple-1 Registry curator. Achim Baqué visited the owner in 2019. Computer was working.
Second owner is the same, who once owned the Apple-1 listed as #80 in the Apple-1 Registry. He wants to by anonymous.
The second ownerr contacted Steve in late 1977 and asked if he might send an Apple-1 to play around with. Steve was kind enough to send 2 non-working motherboards along with 2 cassette interface cards and a lot of documentation. One of the cassette interface cards was tagged with a label saying that it did not work (later to be proven incorrect). One of the motherboards was complete with a white ceramic CPU and 4k white ceramic memory chips (Apple-1 #80). The other board was missing the -5V regulator chip as well as the CPU and memory and had a tag dated August 1977 with the former owner's name (Bob Reinemer) stating: "Doesn't load Basic", no -5V regulator. The boards were numbered on the back side in felt pen, 01-0044 (tagged unit) and 01-0049. Somewhere between that time and about 1980 the second owner obtained a keyboard and an RF converter and installed them into a home made wooden box (again, Apple-1 #80). He tried several times over the years without success to make the one board work by swapping chips. Finally both worked in the 2000's.
The second owner was a close friend of Steve Jobs. He drove Steve Jobs around with his VW bus when both were young. They were high school buddies and best friends.
Working. Not wired for Basic.
Aug 10, 2019
Dec 08, 2018: Newly added to the Apple-1 Registry
May 27, 2019: Verification info added
Aug 09, 2019: 8 picture(s) added
Aug 09, 2019: Location. Verification status. State (shortlist) added. Description. History added
Aug 09, 2019: Last verification added. Components (shortlist) added. Components added. Equipment added
Aug 10, 2019: 1 picture(s) added
Aug 10, 2019: History
Aug 10, 2019: Description of picture(s)/video(s)
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