According to a report, Steve Jobs’ Macintosh SE from NeXT is expected to sell for $300,000
At an upcoming technological auction, the star item will be a Macintosh SE used by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at NeXt, which might sell for $300,000. According to AppleInsider, the Bonhams History of Science and Technology sale, which includes the Space History auction, includes a wide variety of documents and physical objects related to significant occasions, organisations, and people. There are quite a few lots in the listings that are devoted to Apple and Steve Jobs.
Steve Jobs utilised the Macintosh SE computer while he was employed by NeXT after his original departure from Apple. According to the study, it was initially set up for usage by Jobs’ assistant between late 1987 and early 1988. Data pertaining to his work calendar, including task lists, recruiting work, travel information, and information on a missed meeting with King Charles III, then known as the Prince of Wales, is reportedly stored on the machine’s hard drive, it was claimed.
According to an inventory of Jobs’ office, it was moved from the original NeXT office in Palo Alto to Redwood City and remained there until 1993. Additionally, there is proof that Lisa Brennan-Jobs, a visitor to the office, used a Macintosh SE. In 1994, a marketing effort was the last thing the Macintosh was used for before being given to Timothy Cook. The Macintosh SE is estimated to be worth between $200,000 and $300,000 in the listing for the lot. The 20MB hard drive, a second backup drive, a keyboard, and a mouse are all included.
Other Apple-specific goods are included in the auction, such as the Apple II: Ventless Rev 0, which is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $30,000, and an Apple Macintosh Team Polo from the 1980s, which is anticipated to fetch between $1,000 and $2,000. A 1995 NeXT performance review signed by Jobs that is estimated to be worth between $6,000 and $8,000 and “personal things from Steve Jobs’ NeXT office” that are valued between $1,000 and $2,000 are other Jobs-related items up for auction. The price range for a set of three Pixar business cards for Jobs is $2,000 to $3,000.
(source : IANS)