Paperweight, Model of Amdahl 5890 Computer

Paperweight, Model of Amdahl 5890 Computer

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Description
An lucite paperweight in the shape of a cube, containing a model of the Amdahl 5890 computer. The cube commemorates Amdahl's first 5890 shipment in June 1986. The bottom solid white.
The donor worked for Amdahl Corporation from 1980 to 1988. He served primarily as a software systems engineer in Customer Support & Services but was also trained in use of hardware.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
paperweight
date made
1986
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2014.3099.06
catalog number
2014.3099.06
nonaccession number
2014.3099
Credit Line
Gift of Brian R. Page
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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