Apple Personal Computer, Model IIGS, 1986-1992

Summary

The Apple IIGS improved upon Apple's first mass market PC, the Apple II. The "GS" relates to its excellent graphics and sound capabilities. It was also one of the first Apples to use a mouse and a color graphical user interface. This system was popular among educators; this IIGS was used in a Detroit classroom in the late 1980s.

The Apple IIGS improved upon Apple's first mass market PC, the Apple II. The "GS" relates to its excellent graphics and sound capabilities. It was also one of the first Apples to use a mouse and a color graphical user interface. This system was popular among educators; this IIGS was used in a Detroit classroom in the late 1980s.

Artifact

Microcomputer

Date Made

1986-1992

Creators

Apple Computer, Inc. 

Place of Creation

Singapore 

Creator Notes

Made in Singapore for Apple Compter, Inc.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2009.4.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mildred and Charles Webster

Material

Plastic (Organic material)
Copper alloy
Iron alloy
Rubber (Material)
Cardboard
Styrofoam (TM)
Nylon

Color

Beige (Color)
Gray (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 in  (product package 1)

Width: 17 in  (product package 1)

Length: 19.5 in  (product package 1)

Height: 11.5 in  (product package 2)

Width: 15.5 in  (product package 2)

Length: 17.5 in  (product package 2)

Height: 8.5 in  (product package 3)

Width: 11 in  (product package 3)

Length: 12.75 in  (product package 3)

Inscriptions

On front of hard drive: Apple II GS On label on underside of hard drive: Apple®IIGS/ Apple Computer, Inc./ Cupertino, California/ Model No. A2S6000/ Serial No. A2S2-E71749TA2S6000/.../ FCC ID: BCG6DSA2S6000/ MADE IN SINGAPORE/.../ ©Apple Computer, Inc. Patents Pending/ Apple and the Apple logo are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc./ 825-1267-A On label on bottom of keyboard: Apple Computer, Inc./ Cupertino, California 95014/ Part Number 658-4081/ Serial Number 117604/ Made in Japan 825-1301-A On label on bottom of mouse: Apple Computer, Inc./ Model No: A9M0331/ Serial No: 207192/ FCC ID BDGK5K5A9MO331/ MADE IN USA/ 825-1280-B On label on back of monitor: AppleColor(TM) RGB Monitor/ Apple Computer, Inc./ Cupertino, California 95014/ Model No.: A2M6014/ serial No.: N7122694/ Manufactured April 1987 72L7/ E88086/.../ FCC ID: BCG9J5A2M6014/.../ On label on 5.25" disk drive .5: Apple® 5.25 Disk Drive/ Apple Computer, Inc./ Cupertino, California 95014/ FCC ID BC65K5A9M0107/ Model No.: A9MO107/ Serial No.: KF16838/.../ On front of disk drive .6: disk II By light: IN USE On label on bottom: APPLE COMPUTER, INC./ FCC ID: BCG9GRDISK2 On label on back:/.../apple computer, inc./ 10260 BANDLEY DRIVE/ CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA 95014/ MODEL NO. AZM0003/ SERIAL NO.: 438964/ DISK II 0262 MADE IN USA On label on bottom of disk drive .7: Apple ®/ 3.5 Drive/ Apple Computer, Inc./ Cupertino, California 95014/.../ Model No. A9MO106/ FCC ID BCG96AA9MO106/ Made in Japan/ P/N 825-1304-A/ Serial No./ Y730TYU

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