I'm fairly certain that decades ago I read an interview in a computer magazine where someone (one of the Steves?) claimed that after the Apple II case was designed, there was some kind of problem with paying for the die (or mold), so Steve Jobs (with perhaps one other person) broke into a vendor's facility and stole the die/mold!
I now cannot find any reference to any such incident. Am I full of baloney? Is there any truth to the story in any form?
(Note: I have found web posts indicating poor quality reaction-injection molding was used for the initial cases. By December 1977, tooling was completed for cases made out of the more durable and smooth ABS [acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene]. I don't know which system the original interviewee might have been referring to.)