Sears 711.58260 Handheld Electronic Calculator (Sears LC82)

Description
This very compact handheld electronic calculator has a metal case with plastic trim and twenty-two rectangular plastic keys. These include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, three memory keys, a square root key, a % key, and a clear entry/clear key. Above the keys and to the left is an on/off switch. Text above this reads: Sears LC 82. Above this is an eight-digit LCD display.
Text printed on the back of the calculator reads in part: IN ALL CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING (/) THIS ARTICLE ALWAYS MENTION (/) MODEL (/) NUMBER 711.58260. Further text reads: SERIAL NUMBER (/) #2504337 MADE IN TAIWAN.
The calculator fits in a brown plastic wallet.
Compare 1986.0988.363.
References:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Sears Spring Summer 1979 [Catalog], 1979, p. 575. Model LC 82 calculator on sale for $16.49.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Sears Fall Winter 1979 [Catalog], 1979, p. 1273. Model LC 82 calculator on sale for $16.49. Not in 1978 or 1980 catalog.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1979
maker
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
place made
Taiwan
Physical Description
plastic (carrying case; keys; trim material)
metal (case material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3 7/8 in; .9525 cm x 5.715 cm x 9.8425 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.364
catalog number
1986.0988.364
accession number
1986.0988
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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