A wooden Apple-1 computer, the first computer that the technology company introduced to the market in 1976, was auctioned Tuesday in Southern California, and its price can reach more than one million dollars.
The company, founded by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, produced only 200 "Apple-1" devices, all of which were hand-assembled by Jobs, and most of them sold at the time for $666.66.
The value of the copy offered at auction in the "John Moran" auction house in Monrovia, near Los Angeles, ranged between 400,000 and 600,000 dollars, but it may sell for more than that, according to what specialists expect.
The still working Apple-1 device sold for more than $900,000 in 2014, at an auction held by Bonhams.
Expert Corey Cohen told the "Los Angeles Times" that 60 "Apple-1" devices have been counted to date, but only 20 of them, including those offered by the "John Moran" house, are still working.
What makes this computer even more unique is that its case is made of koa wood from the Hawaiian Islands, one of only six machines equipped with this type of wood, according to the auction house's brochure.