Steve Jobs Signed Employement Application Sold For $174,757 At Auction


Last month, we reported that several items signed by Apple's late CEO, Steve Jobs will be going up for auction. Signed items generally go for a huge sum and today's piece is no exception. Now, the auction for several items have been completed and one of the highly anticipated items went for over $170,000. So let's dive in to see some more details on the matter. That's right, an employment application went for over three times it's estimated value. So let's dive in to see some more details on the matter.

Steve Jobs Signed Employment Application Went For Three Time Its Pre-auction Value

To be precise, the employment application signed by Steve Jobs went for $174,757. Auctioned by RR Auction, the three photographs featured an employment application, article on the iPhone 3G and a manual for Mac OS X. The most expensive item sold out of the three was the employment application, after starting with $50,000 as the pre-auction estimate.

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The other two items also brought in quite an amount. The signed Mac OS X manual was sold for $41,806 and the article detailing the iPhone 3G was sold for $26,950. Taking into account the total value of the three items sold at the auction, it gathered nearly a quarter of a million dollars. This is a pretty expensive piece of history. However, the value is justified as the items were authentic and feature a powerful background story.

Steve Jobs has engraved his name in history for a long time to come. Without him, computer and smartphone industry would not be how we see it today. So we can say that the man had a major role to play in shaping the industry. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details.

This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the Steve Jobs signed employment application going for over $170,000? Do you think the items are worth the price? Share your views with us in the comments section below.