Mainframe Computer Component, Vacuum Tube Support with Grounding Legs

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Description
This small device has holes for nine pins at one end. A metal ring around this end has six metal connecting pieces. There are three metal connectors below this and six further ones toward the other end. A further small metal piece is attached at the other end.
The object is associated with Margaret Fox and may come from the SEAC computer.
Location
Currently not on view
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
plastic (top cover, cylinder material)
metal (connectors material)
Measurements
overall: 5.1 cm x 3 cm x 3 cm; 2 in x 1 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2013.3034.07
catalog number
2013.3034.07
nonaccession number
2013.3034
Credit Line
Gift of Vicki Stauffacher
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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