Rare Apple computer worth $200,000 left at recycling center

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

MILPITAS, Calif. (WABC) -- A woman dropped off what she thought was boxes of junk, but among the items was a rare, vintage Apple computer, worth $200,000!

The computer is one of just 200 first generation desktops assembled by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ron Wayne in 1976.

The recycling company in Northern California sold it to a private collector for 200 grand. It is now trying to track down its original owner, so it can split the proceeds with her.

The woman did not leave her name or contact information, but a man who works at the recycling center says all they need to identify her is to see her again.