A $200 million waste

A $200 million waste

The Silicon Valley’s recycling center discovered a treasure in its waste collector. An item, which seemed to be a usual old computer, appeared to be a part of an exclusive collection of Apple Corp.

The Silicon Valley’s recycling center discovered a treasure in its waste collector. An item, which seemed to be a usual old computer, appeared to be a part of an exclusive collection of Apple Corp.

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A widow, whose name is unknown, left her husband’s old computer with other electronics found in his garage to be recycled. A women, probably, wanted to deal with it as soon as she can, so she didn’t take a receipt and even hasn’t told her name. After a while, when she left the center, recycle officers found the Apple I computer among other electronic waste in the box, left by the mysterious women.

Apple I

Apple I

Valuers say, that the device is one of the first 200 Apple computers and was produced in 1976 by famous Apple founders, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

After checking out, the center decided not to recycle such an expensive thing, but to sell it for antique collectors. The company, which purchased it, left 50% change, and the reps of recycling firm are guessing now how to return this money to the generous women.

We don’t have any information about her, except memories how she looks like. I suppose, I would recognize her easily by appearance, however, we need to meet her somehow to do it

– said one of the recycling center workers.

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