IBM 1441139x Punch Card Advertising the IBM 602A Calculating Punch

IBM 1441139x Punch Card Advertising the IBM 602A Calculating Punch

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Description
This white paper punch card demonstrates how an average hourly rate of pay can be calculated for a worker paid partly on piece work and partly on day work, receiving a bonus. It was intended as advertising for the IBM 602A calculating punch.
The left half of the card has text describing the product. It reads in part: ARITHMETIC (/) CALCULATIONS ARE PERFORMED IN (/) ONE OPERATION BY THE NEW (/)TYPE 602A CALCULATING PUNCH. The right side has columns of holes to be punched that are numbered from 37 to 80.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
punch card
date made
ca 1948
maker
IBM
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 18.7 cm x 8.1 cm; 1/32 in x 7 3/8 in x 3 3/16 in
ID Number
1995.3080.01
nonaccession number
1995.3080
catalog number
1995.3080.01
Credit Line
Gift of Milton Schwartzbart
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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