An original Apple 1, hand-built by Steve Wozniak in 1976, is up for auction in September. It’s expected to sell for $300,000 or more.

Steve Jobs and Wozniak only made 200 Apple 1 devices, making this an extremely rare piece of computer history. It was one of the first home computers that didn’t require soldering.

RR Auction posted a video of this Apple 1 running, to prove it still works. Check it out:

Corey Cohen, who restored the Apple 1, connects an iPod to the ancient device in order to run software. There’s something strangely compelling about that, considering that iPods are also basically obsolete Apple products at this point.

Check out the auction page here (via BoingBoing). You probably won’t bid, sure, but the page makes for interesting reading.

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