Lloyd's 8621 Handheld Electronic Calculator

This four-function calculator has a metal case the size of a credit card with plastic trim and twenty-four rectangular plastic keys. In addition to ten digit keys, a decimal point key, and a total key, there are four arithmetic function keys, a percentage key, a square root key, four memory keys, an on/clear key, and an off key. At the left top is the eight-digit liquid crystal display. A mark to the right of the display reads: LLOYD’S (/) CARDETTE
A mark stamped on the back of the calculator reads: Modèle/Model No. 8621 (/) Series/Série. 719 (/) DC/C.C. 2x1.5V 0.3mW (/) Lloyd’s Electronics Ltd./Ltée. (/) Hong Kong.
Compare 1987.0435.20.
No advertisements found. Calculator assigned a date on the basis on the date of similar credit card-sized calculators. For further information about Lloyd’s Electronics, Inc., see 1986.0988.218.
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Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1980
Lloyd's Electronics, Ltd.
Physical Description
metal (case material)
plastic (keys; trim material)
glass (display material)
overall: 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
Zhonghua: Hong Kong
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Computers & Business Machines
Handheld Electronic Calculators
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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