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Extremely Rare "Schoolsky" Apple-I Computer

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The computer that sparked the revolution in home computing!

Bid to win one of the first models of the Apple-I computer, originally owned by friend and associate of Steve Wozniak, Adam Schoolsky.

The Apple-I Computer is considered the origin of the personal computer revolution and was built in Steve Jobs’ parents’ home on Crist Drive in Los Altos, CA.  200 were hand-built by Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs' sister, and their team, but it is believed that less than 60 are still in existence.

The “Schoolsky” Apple-I is an original Apple-I “NTI” board initially acquired by Adam Schoolsky from internal stock sans Integrated Circuits when he was an employee of Apple. This Apple-I was authenticated by Apple Expert and Historian, Corey Cohen.

Please contact apple1@charitybuzz.com to request a copy of the Condition Summary Report.

The Apple-I board is a not just a piece of history, but a piece of art.

“Schoolsky” Apple-I Items Included in Set:

  • Apple-I original Operation Manual
  • Apple original Basic Users Manual
  • Apple-I original Cassette Interface Manual
  • Apple-I original cassette (dis-assembler)
  • Apple-I original advertisement
  • Apple-I original box
  • Apple original price list, 1977
  • Miscellaneous correspondence between LCF Group and Adam Schoolsky
  • Three original issues of Silicon Gulch Gazette (1976 - 1978) addressed to Adam Schoolsky
  • Original copy, in mint condition, of the 40-page First West Coast Computer Faire Conference Program dated April 15-17, 1977
  • Early copy of the Zaltair brochure, created by Steve Wozniak and Adam Schoolsky as a spoof document to be distributed at the First West Coast Computer Faire Conference
  • Apple ][+ Keyboard with Apple-I adapter
  • Stancor power supply transformers

Corey Cohen indicated the Apple -I manual and the Apple-I Cassette Interface manual are in the very best condition of any he has evaluated. Corey gives the documentation package with this computer a 9 out of 10.

Provenance:

  • Acquired by current owner from Adam Schoolsky in 1995 (Sales receipt included)
  • Acquired by LCF group on in 1994
Donated by: Friend of the Foundation for Amateur International Radio

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  • Please contact apple1@charitybuzz.com to request a copy of the Condition Summary Report. 
  • Subject to sales tax on winning bid amount and on the shipping charge if shipped to CA, MA, NY or OH. The percentage value of tax charged will vary based on the applicable city in CA, MA, NY or OH, as determined by your shipping address on file. According to the respective state laws, Charitybuzz will automatically use your billing address as a destination if no shipping address is specified in your account. In this case, sales tax will be charged based on the address where your credit card is registered.
  • Payment must be in the form of wire transfer or certified bank check and received within 5 business days of the close of the auction.
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  • In condition as donated.
  • Cannot be returned or exchanged.
  • Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner.

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Extremely Rare "Schoolsky" Apple-I Computer

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