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It was the beginning of it and higher in the apple I computer the apple one.
Co created in 1976 by Steve Jobs -- parents' garage.
Only a few of the 200 original computers remain and -- is now up for auction by Christie's.
Island to getting begin June 24 at 300000.
And the auction is set to wrap up tomorrow.
James has -- of Christie's and -- now.
From London -- how the auction don't think are you getting any interest in this -- 300000.
Yeah we've had fantastic interest in the -- so far.
Okay so he's seen new registered mr.
Christie's we've had viewers from over 96 countries 77% of whom are new to Christie's.
But so we're looking at the website -- New York in -- looks like it's also to get 300000 are you not showing the public right now we're the bidding is are you keeping that to yourself or.
Has nobody actually made -- and I.
Representing -- life bidding.
That's representing life -- islands we expect a flurry of activity that we've seen frequently in these online and -- sales at the eleventh hour.
So no one's actually put their -- until the eleventh hour OK -- betting here is this museums as this private collectors.
Is it American bidding and it was out there.
It's a truly international scene.
It's not just the computing enthusiasts who started to collect this material in the last thirty years.
But it's international museums collectors who are interested in the history of science.
And also people who -- still an iconic designs it's the items that have helped to shape -- world.
Look James says this work to the computers don't work.
Yes it does it's up and running.
Islands it also comes with a -- the key units so if you did it won't sit well -- -- -- you can run to replicate as well.
It just isn't marks somewhere I didn't -- was neck actually put some type of -- her signature or something on the back event.
Because it was you know again one of the first 201 of us the first my guess and prototype that actually was a computer are now.
Yeah I think it's a really nice story -- -- markings on the bucket it.
The first is a serial number 25 which is one of the first botched its jobs and -- sense.
Until one of those stores in -- alternative retail -- But also the collective he's selling -- now when he finally got hold of some of this holy Grail of apple technology.
Was so excited he got in touch -- -- and god and to assign the bucket list.
Allies see Sosa was signed it afterwards as wow OK -- aren't well.
We're gonna be looking we'll see what happens with the betting any estimates of three to 500000 so it's a good luck to not to all and this one James -- Christie's thank you James.
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