Artifact Details

Title

Slide rule

Catalog Number

102631475

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

General Electric Company (GE)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1799
Other number P152 Donor's ID number for rule

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in

Description

The slide rule reads " #1799 Varnished-Cambric Insulated INTERLOCKED ARMOR" and under the slide reads "....the flexible, self-contained cable system that saves copper...saves steel...saves time." On the back there are tables of wire gauages.

Category

Pre-computer: slide rule

Credit

Gift of Mike Konshak

Lot Number

X3741.2007