On July 8, 1976, Steve Jobs paid $175 to some business process consultants, and signed the check himself. Now, many years after his death, someone took that paper check, and sold it for just shy of $107,000. Makes me think about all of those checks that I’ve processed over the years.

A rare and pristine Apple Computer Company check signed by Steve Jobs in 1976 fetched enough money to buy the owner a giant, six-carat diamond.