Millionaire Calculating Machine Component

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 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!
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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
calculating machine component
maker
Hans W. Egli
place made
Switzerland: Zürich, Zurich
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
ID Number
1983.3003.015
nonaccession number
1983.3003
catalog number
1983.3003.015
Credit Line
Gift of L. Leland Locke
subject
Mathematics
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Calculating Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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