That’s right, this ListenUp MP3 player on eBay from 1997 is claimed to be the first true MP3 audio player. According to the seller, “only 25 units were produced for testing and evaluation and a few units were actually sold.” Auction page. Click here for first picture in gallery.

When had its public offering on NASDEQ in December, 1998, the company decided to convert to a pure audio streaming destination Web site and cancelled planned production of the ListenUp Player.

[via eBay]

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