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Apple 1 computer and Steve Jobs' Atari memo break records at auction

  • A rare functioning Apple 1 computer, the company's first product, has been sold at a New York auction for $374,500.

    The price was more than double the estimate set by Sotheby's.

    A memo written by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, detailing his thoughts on how to improve its arcade soccer game World Cup, from when he worked at Atari was also sold for $27,500.

    The original estimate for the four-page handwritten note was $15,000.

    Only about 200 Apple 1s were ever created. They were hand-built by Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak and originally sold for $666.66.