More than four decades ago, a job application was filled by Steve Jobs that reflects the Apple founder’s aspirations to work in technology and design will go up for auction next month.
“Special Abilities,” a section under which Jobs wrote “tech or design engineer. digital.–from Bay near Hewitt-Packard,” a reference to pioneering California technology company Hewlett-Packard. The document but does not state what position Jobs was applying for. Steve Jobs and friend Steve Wozniak founded Apple about three years later. Jobs died of cancer in 2011 at the age of 56.
He said his access to transportation was “possible, but not probable, though Jobs responded in the form that he had a driver’s license, ” Next to “Phone:” he wrote “none.” The document will be part of a pop culture sale by RR Auction that will take place between March 8 and 15.
A Mac OS X technical manual signed by Jobs in 2001, valued at $25,000, and a signed 2008 newspaper clipping, valued at $15,000, with a photo of Jobs and a headline that reads “New, faster iPhone will sell for $199” will also appear in the auction.