Millionaire Calculating Machine Component

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Description
This object was collected by Brooklyn high school teacher and historian of mathematics L. Leland Locke and held by the Museums of the Peaceful Arts in New York City before coming to the Smithsonian. The hollow brass drum has various metal pieces screwed to the sides. Compare to object 311943.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Hans W. Egli
place made
Schweiz: Zürich, Zurich
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 cm x 39.8 cm x 6.5 cm; 2 3/8 in x 15 21/32 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
1983.3003.007
nonaccession number
1983.3003
catalog number
1983.3003.007
Credit Line
Gift of L. Leland Locke
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History