Spectacular tech 'firsts' up for auction

POSTED: 06:21 AM PDT May 23, 2013    UPDATED: 06:52 AM PDT May 23, 2013 

A treasure trove of rarities, oddities and tech "firsts" has been brought together -- including an experimental 17th century mechanical calculator, a 108-year-old telephone and an incredibly rare, headline-grabbing Apple 1 computer -- to be sold at auction Friday in Cologne, Germany.

Apple Lisa
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Auction Team Breker

The Apple Lisa, from 1983, was produced for only one year, and was one of the world's first mouse-controlled computers. It is now extremely rare.

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