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Report: First model Apple computer sells for $374,500

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Posted at 2:15 PM, Jun 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-16 14:15:50-04

(CNN) – An Apple original sold for $374,500 at a Sotheby’s New York auction.

The 1976 Apple I computer was part of the first batch of personal computers sold by Apple founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs.

Two potential buyers battled for the exceedingly-rare device before it was sold to an anonymous telephone bidder.  

The final price was double the original high estimate of $180,000.