The auction called The Steve Jobs Revolution: Engelbart, Atari, and Apple is being offered by the well-known house RR Auction. Several pieces that were part of Jobs’ life story will be available to anyone interested – and lots of money.
Among the highlighted items is a job offer letter, messages in a yearbook and a check from Apple Computers, with the signature of jobs and Steve Wozniak. Everything that is being auctioned has high historical value, as it refers to the beginnings of the company’s history, which today is one of the main in the technological segment, especially after the resounding success and revolution that iPhones brought to the world.
Product list is a full plate for Apple fans
Prototypes will also be present. In addition to the equipment that marked an era in computers, such as initial sketches of mice created by Doug Engelbartyou can also find projects for first generation iPodand even an even older version of the famous pong – one of the greatest classic games of all history.
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According to the creators, the signed items should be the ones that will draw the attention of those interested in keeping a piece of the life story of one of the most successful men in the technological field. Apart from the prototypes already mentioned, a job offer from NeXT will be part of the lot, and also the famous message: “Keep learning about computers“, made for a 6 year old.
Between controversies and successes, Steve Jobs was one of the most important names in the 20th centuryand even after his death in 2011, his legacy was honored by his fans. Despite being a restricted opportunity offered by the famous auction house, the preservation of objects loaded with historical significance is always positive. Previously, parts that were part of Jobs’ journey sold for millions of dollars.
Go directly to the website of RR Auction for more information and curiosities about this event.
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Source: 9to5mac.com, Olhadigital.com.br, rrauction.com