Artifact Details

Title

Slide rule

Catalog Number

102631681

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Kel-Co Publishing Corp

Place Manufactured

U.K.

Dimensions

overall: 4 in x 10 in x 3/8 in

Description

Object is a plastic slide rule described in its manual (sent to archive) as "A scientifically engineered special purpose slide rule. It has been designed specifically to provide an accurate means for computing established class ratings for thoroughbred race horses. These ratings together with a basic set of rules provide a statistically proven handicapping method."

Category

Pre-computer: slide rule

Credit

Gift of Mike Konshak

Lot Number

X3741.2007