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With a collection of around 250 prototypes from the technology manufacturer Apple, Hap Plain from California has probably the largest compilation of its kind. From the Macintosh and a developer version of the Apple LISA to laptops, iPods and iPhones to an Apple Newton with a transparent housing, everything is included. After a few successful sales on eBay, Apple's lawyers became aware of Hap Plain and made it clear that they are not pleased when Apple prototypes show up on eCommerce sites. That is why the collector would rather make his rare objects available to a museum. You can see details in the video.
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The video is from CNBC and gives an overview of the prototypes that are in the collection. It also shows how this came about in the first place. The video is in English, but also has a few interesting pictures for those who do not speak the language:
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.