Swiss teacher and entrepreneur Hanspeter Luzi plans to auction off one of the world’s largest collections of vintage Apple technology.
Swiss Teacher and Entrepreneur Hanspeter Lüscher to Auction One of the World’s Largest Collections of Vintage Apple Technology
Hanspeter Lüscher, a Swiss teacher and entrepreneur, is planning to auction off one of the largest collections of vintage Apple technology in the world at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California. Over decades…
Lüscher has been collecting vintage Apple technology since 2004 when he bought his first item—an original Macintosh computer from 1984. Since then, he has amassed over 300 items including computers, peripherals like printers and scanners…
- An original Lisa computer—one of only around 100 still known to exist.
- A prototype Newton MessagePad—a personal digital assistant that was ahead if its time but ultimately discontinued.
- A pair of sneakers gifted by Steve Jobs himself during an event in Hawaii on Valentine’s Day in 1996.
The collection also includes rare software titles such as a copy Microsoft Word for Macintosh from before it was released publicly as well as a never-before-seen version…
The Importance Of The Collection
This auction is more than just an opportunity for collectors or tech enthusiasts—it represents both historical significance and cultural relevance. As we increasingly rely on technology today,Luscher hopes his collection can help remind people where our modern-day devices came from—and how far they’ve come—while honoring those who paved the way through their innovation at companies like Apple.(Word count: approx.301)