Original Apple computer built by Jobs and Wozniak sells for US$400,000

One of the first 200 Apple computers built by founders Jobs and Wozniak was auctioned well below its expected price, going for RM1.66mil. — Photo by Handout/AFP

An original Apple computer, hand-built by company founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak 45 years ago, sold for US$400,000 (RM1.66mil) at auction in the United States on Tuesday.

The functioning Apple-1, the great-great-grandfather of today's sleek chrome-and-glass Macbooks, had been expected to fetch up to US$600,000 (RM2.49mil) when it went under the hammer in California.

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