Millionaire Calculating Machine Component


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 black metal plate has silver-colored parts. Eleven numeral wheels are mounted on it, with another missing. A mark on the object reads: THIS PLATE NEVER TO BE TAKEN OFF!

Compare to 311943.

Maker: Hans W. Egli

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Switzerland: Zürich, Zurich

Subject: Mathematics

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Credit Line: Gift of L. Leland Locke

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.3003.015Nonaccession Number: 1983.3003Catalog Number: 1983.3003.015

Object Name: calculating machine component

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 cm x 39.5 cm x 5 cm; 2 3/4 in x 15 9/16 in x 1 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_689888

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