Ron Wayne sold his 10 percent stake in Apple for $800 just days after he helped found it. It’s now worth $22 billion.
The piece of computing history, hand-built in the garage of Jobs’ parents way back in 1976, went for $387,750 in an online-only Christie’s auction. The device was reportedly sold by a retired school psychologist from California, and bought by an Italian collectors’ club.
What’s thought to be one of the last remaining original Apple computers, made in a family garage in California, has sold for a record price at auction in Germany.
The machine was built by the company’s founders, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak and only six models in working condition are known to exist.