Before there were Genius Bars, Tekserve was New York City’s top spot for Apple users to take their misbehaving tech products. On August 15, the repair shop closed its doors for good after nearly three decades in business, and now they’re looking for a new home for their collection of classic Macs, Gizmodo reports.
Live Auctioneers will be selling 35 computers from Tekserve’s Mac Museum in an online auction on August 23. Highlights from the collection include a NeXTcube, a 20th Anniversary Mac, and a Macintosh Color Classic. The most noteworthy item of the bunch is the Macintosh 128K, which bears a signature from Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak.
The Macintosh collection is valued at $12,000 to $14,000, but bids have already risen to $29,000. If you don’t have room in your home to display dozens of old-school Apple products, individual pieces from the repair store (like this “Think Different” Jim Henson poster and this melted Macintosh) are also up for sale.
All images courtesy of Live Auctioneers.
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