Science & Technology

A working Apple-1 computer offered in a Sept. 25 auction. A preliminary, close-up video of the Apple-1 can be viewed at https://bit.ly/2obVJfr. Photos courtesy RR Auction

Rare, working Apple-1 should process investor interest

BOSTON — A rare Apple-1 computer, the first personal computer produced by Steve Jobs and Steve “Woz” Wozniak at the fledgling Apple Computer Co. in Palo Alto, California in 1976, is being offered for sale by RR Auction on Invaluable.com. The “Remarkable Rarities” sale takes place Sept. 25 beginning at 1 p.m....

John James Audubon, Fish Hawk, Plate 81, hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Birds of America, London, 1830. Sold June 7, 2018 for $68,750. (Presale estimate $30,000-$50,000.)

Birds of America ‘Fish Hawk’ soars to $68,750

NEW YORK—Swann Galleries’ auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on June 7, 2018 brought to market landmarks from the history of cartography and ornithology. The nearly 400 lots traced important developments in science and natural history, especially in North America. Audubon’s Birds of America Leading the...

Craig Solomonson with early Apple computer

Interest on the rise for early computers

Craig Solomonson's appreciation for computer technology took shape as the public first became aware of computers, and that early interest provided countless opportunities to acquire many early systems and meet fascinating people with similar interests. Solomonson looks back on his collecting years.