Ebay: First HP Smartwatch by Auction

EBay is the first Hewlett Packard Smartwatch of history surfaced. The prototype of HPs of first digital watch with an integrated calculator is 37 years old, in their original packaging in mint condition – and costs as much as a small car.

The HP-01 is according to eBay sellers led-forever.com is still never been used and nowhere else available in this State. The prototype model 1A-007 never went into series production and is thus extremely rare.

That produced in the United States stainless steel has a red LED indicator and a built-in Calculator, can be operated with the two enclosed “pins”. The clock shows hours, minutes and seconds as well as month and day, and provides a countdown timer, a stopwatch, and an alarm clock.

The watch comes complete with inner and outer packaging, manual, quick start card and warranty papers. In addition, new Silver-Oxide batteries are included.

The price is however also especially:the starting bid on eBay of $ 14,500. The insured and specifically assured shipping from Spain falls there with $ 175 barely in the weight. in 1977, the clock cost incidentally around US$ 600.

Until the beginning of August, it was announced that HP said in the fall is working on a new Smartwatch, to appear this year.  (nh)