MILPITAS (CBS/AP) — A recycling center in the Silicon Valley is looking for a woman who dropped off an old Apple computer that turned out to be a collectible item worth $200,000.
Victor Gichun of Clean Bay Area says the woman dropped off boxes of electronics that she had cleaned out from her garage after her husband died.READ MORE: "Someone's Shooting Outside The Door": Video, Audio Recordings Reveal Frantic Moments Of Deadly VTA Shooting
She didn’t want a tax receipt or leave her contact information, and it wasn’t until a few weeks later that workers at the recycling center opened the boxes to discover an Apple I (one) computer inside.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fireworks May Have Sparked 4-Alarm Brush Fire In Vallejo, Homes Damaged
It was one of only about 200 first-generation Apple computers made in 1976.
Gichun sold the computer to a private collection, and he wants to split the proceeds with the mystery donor.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Fire Destroys 2 Pleasant Hill Homes; Firefighter Suffers Burns
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