Artifact Details

Title

Saleman's model of an IBM 1447 computer

Catalog Number

102630117

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1980s

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Unknown

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1447 On label on bottom

Dimensions

overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 in x 2 3/8 in

Description

This object consists a model of a IBM 1447 console, which was a part of the IBM 1440 system.

Category

Ephemera: other

Curator Notes

When selling large, expensive computer systems, many manufacturers created salesman models to help customers visualize what they were buying as well as to assist in planning where and how to install these complex room-sized computer systems.

Credit

Gift of Mac McLaughlin

Lot Number

X2279.2002
 

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