19th October 2022 – (London) An unopened first-generation iPhone was listed at the LCG (London Capital Group) Auctions 2022 Fall Auction with a starting price of US$2,500.
The iPhone has retained the original packaging with polyethylene, and the barcodes and other information on the box are also perfectly preserved.
According to Mydrivers, 15 bets have been made so far, which have raised the price of the iPhone to US$9,496. According to the organisers of London Capital Group, this lot should be sold at a price of at least US$30,000. The original smartphone was released in 2007 for US$600.
In August, it was reported that a similar item was sold at another auction for US$35,000.