Vintage-Computing Enthusiasts and Mac Fans! PODBRIX Apple Macintosh 1984 PLAYSET by TOMI! This is the advertising firm Chiat/Days classic 1984 commercial in Lego!Produced by the advertising firm of. Directed by Ridley Scott of Blade Runner fame, the Apple 1984 commercial depicted a totalitarian future watched by a submissive and beat-down audience wearing gray clothing as the Big Brother-like authority figure rants away. Suddenly, a runner carrying a sledgehammer appears in the arena. With riot police in hot pursuit, she hurdles the hammer at the viewscreen--an act that frees the oppressed from their tyrannical bondage!
The ad then displays text, read by apples long-time announcer, Edward Grover. On January 24, Apple Computer will introduce Macintosh. And you'll see why 1984 won't be like 1984.This brick-based work, hand created by TOMI and inspired by the classic TV commercial immortalizes Apple's famous Super Bowl Commercial in minifig form. The playset had a 100-unit run and features over 80 parts, including an intricately detailed runner minifig, two riot police minifigs in hot pursuit, an audience of 12 dystopian figures and a static LED backlit movie screen. With a minifig style Big Brother to complete the effect (three AA batteries required). Also included are custom backgrounds and a signed and numbered limited-edition certificate of authenticity from the artist on t. He reverse of the backdrop. Each unit is hand-crafted to order and requires some simple assembly. Hindsight and history lend proof of Steve Jobs' grand vision for the Macintosh with this commercial which was televised just once during the 1984 Super Bowl. Tomi produced amazing Lego Minifig playsets that depicted important moments or individuals in Apple Computer history and I took part in a few of his special auctions. Podbrix Apple Macintosh 1984 Playset.
A LEGO MiniFig tribute to an unforgettable moment in computer history and television advertising history. Steve Jobs knew the importance of giving his transformational product a proper send off because he was a pioneer, technology explorer and. Who knew the new Mac 128 and 512 (which we called the'FatMac') would change the world. The Podbrix site required you to prepay for each set and eventually they would be made and sent to you. I was allowed to order.
I placed one on display and the other has been sitting in its original box for the past 12 years. 100 sets were made and each was numbered and signed by the artist. An escrow service, third party, etc. A few articles about the playset.Only 100 of these sets were produced and they are arguably the rarest Apple-centric memorabilia that one can own. A perfect item or gift for any. Loyal admirer of Steve Jobs or for the Chiat/Day advertising executive who has everything. Among the greatest vintage-computing history/collectible one can have. BEST OFFERS will be considered but only reasonable offers will be considered.
Let us know if you have questions. The item "PodBrix Apple 1984 Playset Steve Jobs Rare Vintage Computing by Tomi" is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Computers & High Tech". The seller is "nickcbaggs" and is located in Venice, California. This item can be shipped to United States.