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Sears 711.58260 Handheld Electronic Calculator (Sears LC82)

Sears 711.58260 Handheld Electronic Calculator (Sears LC82)

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Description
This very compact handheld electronic calculator has a metal case with plastic trim and twenty-two rectangular plastic keys. These include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, three memory keys, a square root key, a % key, and a clear entry/clear key. Above the keys and to the left is an on/off switch. Text above this reads: Sears LC 82. Above this is an eight-digit LCD display.
Text printed on the back of the calculator reads in part: IN ALL CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING (/) THIS ARTICLE ALWAYS MENTION (/) MODEL (/) NUMBER 711.58260. Further text reads: SERIAL NUMBER (/) #2504337 MADE IN TAIWAN.
The calculator fits in a brown plastic wallet.
Compare 1986.0988.363.
References:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Sears Spring Summer 1979 [Catalog], 1979, p. 575. Model LC 82 calculator on sale for $16.49.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Sears Fall Winter 1979 [Catalog], 1979, p. 1273. Model LC 82 calculator on sale for $16.49. Not in 1978 or 1980 catalog.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
1979
maker
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
place made
Taiwan
Physical Description
plastic (carrying case; keys; trim material)
metal (case material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3 7/8 in;.9525 cm x 5.715 cm x 9.8425 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.364
catalog number
1986.0988.364
accession number
1986.0988
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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