“The original iPhone is a bit of a rarity these days thanks to its age and the number of units that have undoubtedly been smashed, dropped, or plopped into a toilet, so finding a working one will cost you,” Mike Wehner reports for TUAW.
“Finding a sealed box with one of Apple’s first smartphones inside is even harder, so you can imagine how much it will cost you if you want both in the same package,” Wehner reports. “Actually, you don’t have to imagine at all, I’ll just tell you: US$30,000.”
Wehner reports, “A pair of [8GB] iPhone 2Gs has just appeared on a single eBay listing — one ‘lightly used’ and one still sealed in its box — along with the collectible (?) iPhone gift bag that they were placed in for their trip home from the Apple Store.”
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