This is a rare mint condition Apple Newton marketing cap from the Steve Jobs era.
Newton® Cap from Apple history! Rare, Vintage, Mint!
TheNewtonis a series ofpersonal digital assistantsdeveloped and marketed byApple Computer, Inc.An early device in the PDA category – the Newton originated the term "personal digital assistant" – it was the first to featurehandwriting recognition. Apple started developing the platform in 1987 and shipped the first devices in 1993. Production officially ended on February 27, 1998. Newton devices run on a proprietaryoperating system,Newton OS; examples include Apple'sMessagePadseries and theeMate 300, and other companies also released devices running on Newton OS. Most Newton devices were based on theARM610 RISC processor and all featured handwriting-based input.
The Newton was considered technologically innovative at its debut, but its high price and early problems with its handwriting recognition feature limited its sales. Apple cancelled the platform at the direction ofSteve Jobsin 1998.