JTC E-8450 6698 Punch Cards Marked with Bell System Logo

JTC E-8450 6698 Punch Cards Marked with Bell System Logo

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These two eighty-column paper punch cards were made for Bell Telephone Laboratories. One is cream-colored with a blue stripe, the other cream-colored with an orange stripe. The cards have rounded corners and are truncated in the uppler right corner. Columns 1 to 50 and 73 to 80 have the digits 0 to 9 in each column. The intervening columns have a variety of letters and punctuation marks. A Bell System logo is in the center of the card. A mark on the right side reads: GE 600 SELF INTERPRETING CARD. A mark along the bottom toward the left reads: BELL TELEPHONE LABORATORIES, INCORPORATED. A mark along the bottom toward the right reads: GE 600 CHARACTER SET. A mark along the left side reads: E-8450 (10-65) JTC 6698.
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Object Name
Punch Cards, Group Of 2
date made
ca 1965
Jersey Tab Card Corporation
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall:.1 cm x 19 cm x 8.4 cm; 1/32 in x 7 15/32 in x 3 5/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Douglas W. Jones
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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