If these screens look vaguely familiar, that's because they're essentially the same ones Apple has been using to test the iPhone's various components since day one
. Problem is, this is apparently a production Verizon iPhone that was shipped out to an actual customer this week, which... well, let's just put it this way: it's not going to help you play Angry Birds any faster. They've tried to restore the phone using iTunes to no avail, so here's the million-dollar question: collectible or worthless return? Hit the gallery for a couple more shots.
Visualized: Verizon iPhone customer shipped a device in test mode
*Verizon is currently in the process of acquiring AOL, Engadget's parent company. However, Engadget maintains full editorial control, and Verizon will have to pry it from our cold, dead hands.