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Rs 12,45,000 and counting: How much money this $201 cheque from Steve Jobs may fetch

Rs 12,45,000 and counting: How much money this $201 cheque from Steve Jobs may fetch

A cheque signed by Steve Jobs, dated July 8, 1976, from the Apple Computer Company with the address “770 Welch Rd., Ste. 154, Palo Alto”, payable to Pacific Telephone company for $201.41, is up for bidding in the RR Auctions’ Fine Autograph and Artefacts sale. The cheque is in very fine condition and has received 15 bids, reaching $15,303.

A cheque signed by

Steve Jobs

is up for

auction

in the

RR Auctions

‘ Fine Autograph and Artefacts featuring Science and Technology sale. The auction is now live and people have started bidding for it.
The cheque, dated July 8, 1976, which is around 31 years before the iPhone’s launch, is from the account of the

Apple Computer Company

and also uses the first official address of the company — “770 Welch Rd., Ste.

154, Palo Alto”.
This address was used by Steve Jobs for Apple’s answering service and mail drop-off point when he was running the company from his parent’s garage.
The cheque is payable to

Pacific Telephone company

and amounts to $201.41 which roughly translates to Rs 16,000. According to the RR Auction, the cheque is in “very fine condition” and is ranked by PSA/DNA as a “GEM MT 10.”

That said, the bidding has already gone live and it has received 15 bids till now with the amount reaching to $15,303 (approximately Rs 12,45,000). And, the next bidding is set for around $16,000. Also, the deadline for the bit is set for March 21.
Previous Steve Jobs-signed cheque went for $55,000
Last year, a 1976 Apple Computer cheque signed by Steve Jobs went for $55,000, while another from the same year sold for $37,564.
In May last year, a $175 cheque signed by Jobs in 1976 was auctioned for $106,985. Jobs’ 1973 job application was sold for $174,757 in 2018, and a signature on the original Apple founding contract fetched $1,594,500 in 2011. Additionally, a first-generation sealed iPhone was auctioned for $54,904.