Lot #7007
Steve Jobs Apple Business Card

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Estimate: $4000+

Description

Original Apple Computer business card for Steve Jobs as chairman of the board, 3.5 x 2, featuring the company's colorful rainbow logo. The card's text reads: "Steven P. Jobs, Chairman of the Board, Apple Computer, Inc., 20525 Mariani Avenue, MS: 3K, Cupertino, California 95014, 408 973-2121 or 996-1010." Annotated on the reverse by Chuck Colby, an inventor and electronics engineer whose Colby Systems Corporation created the first DVR-based video surveillance systems and pioneered the sale of Macintosh portable computers (including the MacColby and the WalkMac). Includes 18 miscellaneous Apple Computer, Inc. business cards for several engineers, salespeople, and program managers, and one PCMA/Apple business card, most with annotations by Colby. In overall fine condition. Provenance: From the estate of Chuck Colby.

Chuck Colby is mentioned in Steve Wozniak's book, iWoz, as having introduced him to early satellite television, leading to his departure from Apple to form the universal remote control company CL 9. In an email to Colby, Wozniak wrote: 'You are the greatest inventor I know. I'd gladly trade places. I hope you get more and more recognition.'

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Apple and Steve Jobs
  • Dates: #615 - Ended August 19, 2021