Vitronic V Handheld Electronic Calculator

This credit card-sized calculator has a metal case with twenty-three rectangular plastic keys and plastic trim. The keys include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, a percentage key, and three memory keys. In addition, the calculator has an off key, an on/clear key, and a clear entry key. Above the keys on the left is the eight-digit LCD display. A mark below it reads: VITRONIC V.
Text at the bottom of the back reads: CREDIT CARD ELECTRONIC (/) LIQUID CRYSTAL CALCULATOR. It also reads: MADE IN HONG KONG.
The calculator has a dark brown plastic container that also holds a leaflet of instructions.
Compare the National Semiconductor 102C (1986.0988.308) and the National Semiconductor 199 (1986.0988.309).
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1979
Physical Description
aluminum (case material)
plastic (keys; carrying case material)
paper (instructions material)
overall: 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in; .635 cm x 9.2075 cm x 6.0325 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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