Auction house Sotheby this week announced that it will auction off a rare document, (entitled ‘Instructions for ConvertingﾠWorldﾠCup PC Boards’), originally penned by late Apple CEO and Chairman, Steve Jobs, in New York City – next month.
The 4-page document will arrive as a typedﾠmanuscript shown onﾠ ATARI’sﾠ embossedﾠletterhead, and will includeﾠ3 of the originalﾠ circuitﾠdiagramsﾠdrawn in pencilﾠbyﾠJobs himself.ﾠ ﾠ
Withﾠ1ﾠpg ANS onﾠlined paperﾠin black pen, signed “Steveﾠ Job”s, providingﾠ additionalﾠdesigns forﾠtheﾠ paddlesﾠandﾠalignmentﾠofﾠplayersﾠdefending a soccerﾠgoal.ﾠ 1 pageﾠ beingﾠan addendumﾠto theﾠprintedﾠreport. Losﾠ Gatos,ﾠ CA:ﾠ Atariﾠ Inc.
Alongside the document will also be auctioned a (fully-operational) motherboard part from the Apple I – Apple’s first commercially-viable computer, reports 9to5Mac.
Together, the lots are expected to reach an estimated $180,000 USD.
News of the auction expected to take place on June 15, follows Sotheby managing to sell the original three founding documents which created the company Apple, Inc – (originally Apple Computer, Inc) – that we know today, for a cool $1.6 Million, in December last year.