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Vintage Apple T-Shirts

Did you know old Apple t-shirts are an Apple collector fan fav? They are, and I must confess I also love these old markers of Apple’s days gone by. You might be surprised to learn these babies have been collectibles for a long time and there are extensive collections out there. In fact, there aren’t many […]

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The iPad Pro- Apple’s first tablet to use a stylus, or is it?

Apple finally went against Steve’s demand by making a stylus for one of their tablets. Yes, the iPad Pro is a break from Steve’s insistence that the finger is the best input device, and even over the mouse- Yikes! Steve didn’t like mechanical pointing devices for inputting commands. Steve killed the Apple Newton (Personal Digital Assitant) after […]

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Apples and Auctions- a dangerous combination

Recently, an auctioneer friend of mine tagged me in a FaceBook post about an Apple collectible that was in a large auction he was conducting. It was an Apple External 5.25 Drive. I was familiar with the drive and have one in my collection. The thing that piqued my interest though was the drive is new […]

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The pure joy of an Apple Christmas

When you realize how far Apple has come it’s real easy to get excited about their new laptops, especially when you compare their first portables, and their size, to today’s. #throwback #Christmas2010   Merry Apple Christmas to You and Yours! …funny thing is my middle daughter went off to college shortly after I got this […]

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NIB Factory Sealed Vintage Apple Computer Company Products

Collecting vintage Apple products that are still new gets me excited. The older the Apple is the harder it is to find in this condition. It wouldn’t be hard to find any old Apple in only good grade condition, but if I’m going to buy it used and in only good condition it would have […]

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Steve Jobs Collection Auction

Collectors of all things Apple hunt for the rare and especially one of a kind representations of the early Apple days. Harder to find still are any items used or owned by Steve. Last week a friend and fellow auctioneer who sells all types of celebrity goodies sent me a text informing me he was auctioneering […]

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Happy Birthday Macintosh

Mac is 32 today. Share on Facebook

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The Making of iPods Cool

Collecting pieces of Apple’s history is fun. I like the devices, but at the same time I get off on the era they reflect. There are many examples from Apple’s history illustrating their willingness to step out with a revolutionary device, but sometimes they’d let another company make a device first. Obviously, they didn’t produce […]

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