Steve Jobs in Cupertino in 1984. (Howard Erker/Oakland Tribune via Getty Images)

Steve Jobs’ sly sense of humor

L.N. Varon, a resident of Imperial Beach, was a collector of autographs, soliciting them routinely in letters to famous people. In 1983, he got an answer from Steve Jobs, who was known to be a reluctant autograph giver. His letter is pictured below, typed on stationery branded with the Apple computer letterhead and containing both the founder’s signature and a glimpse into his sense of humor.

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Varon sold the document decades ago before it resurfaced in 2021 at an auction. It sold for nearly $480,000. 

Read more: S.D. Union-Tribune

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