Artifact Details

Title

Curta mechanical calculator

Catalog Number

102618878

Type

Physical object

Date

1954

Manufacturer

Contina Ltd.

Place Manufactured

Liechtenstein

Identifying Numbers

Model number Type II
Serial number 555503

Dimensions

in box: 2.75 x 5.25 x 5 1/4 in

Description

The case is metal, not plastic (for Curta S/N 555503, Acces. No. 102618878, AND for Curta S/N 513508, Acces. No. B325.84).. The name of the Liechtenstein commune, Mauren, is printed on the bottom plate of the calculator.. Special Distinguishing Features of Curta S/N 555503, Acces. No. 102618878, Include:
. This calculator has a flat-topped crank with a trapezoidal cross section.. This calculator has a protrusion on the underside of the crank, under the crank handle. The crank of this calculator is secured to the main shaft with a screw or pin that is oriented perpendicular to the crank. This calculator has 6 "silver" studs protruding from the beveled surface between the crank and the readout numbers.. This calculator has 3 "silver" studs protruding from the bevel between the input sliders and the lower knurled ring on the main body.

Category

Calculator/mechanical
 

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