22 February, 2024

Steve Jobs’ written $4 check in 1976 sold for over $36K at auction

Page Contents

A $4 check written by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to electronics retailer Radio Shack in 1976 has been auctioned for $36,850 at the US-based RR Auction.

According to The Guardian, the signed check, written on an “Apple Computer Company” account at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Los Altos, California, joins a growing market for Jobs’ signature and memorabilia.

Last year, an Apple Computer check of $9.18 signed by Jobs in 1976 sold for $55,000. Another check from the same year, for $13.86 to Elmar Electronics, sold in March for $37,564.

Jobs’ signature on a job application for employment as an “electronics tech or design engineer” from 1973, designated by the auctioneer as Jobs’ oldest known signature, sold in 2018 for $174,757.

Moreover, a signature from three years later, which appeared on an original Apple founding contract signed by Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, was sold in December 2011 for $1,594,500, the report noted. Earlier this year, a first-generation seal-packed iPhone was sold for $54,904 (around Rs 45 lakh) at auction.

The device originally cost $599 when it was first introduced in 2007, reports MacRumors.

A former Apple employee, who bought the original iPhone when it was released, placed it for sale on RR Auction.

sukhmandeep
sukhmandeep

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top
Thank you for your interest in subscribing our newsletter. Please fill your email below and click on submit. You will get daily latest news in your mail box.
Share via
Copy link