Apple II "Brooklyn" project chips
A sleeve of chips, marked "MICROPROCESSOR (PROTOTYPE 65SC816) BROOKLYN" was donated by a former Apple employee. On the sleeve is written "Brooklyn" and the employee said that these were the only surviving artifacts (16 bit 6502 prototypes) of the never-created Brooklyn Apple II, meant to be a "bridge between the Apple II and the Macintosh". This system was to support a mouse, GUI and high resolution color graphics.
Clarification From Steven Weyhrich webmaster of Apple II History
Now, there was at one time an Apple II that was code-named "Brooklyn" (for Brooklyn bridge, a "bridge" between the Apple II and the Mac), and MY understanding was that this was from the era BEFORE the IIGS was created, when Apple was half-heartedly looking at an improvement in the Apple II line beyond the capabilities of the IIe. See the section called "The Apple IIx" in Chapter 10 of the Apple II History (https://apple2history.org/history/ah10.html).
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