Artifact Details

Title

Keypunch

Catalog Number

102667913

Type

Physical object

Date

Oct. 1957

Manufacturer

Bull Company

Place Manufactured

Paris, France

Identifying Numbers

Other number 244268 Punched into the right side of card bed
Other number 244268 Handwritten on label inside cover
Serial number 244268 On metal label in hopper

Dimensions

overall: 39 in x 46 1/2 in x 27 1/2 in

Description

Object is a key punch built into a desk. There is a card hopper on the right, a punch mechanism in the center, and an alpha keyboard and a numeric keyboard facing the operator. On the far right are 5 toggle switches, 4 push buttonn, and a light. There is a tab rack behind the card path where tabs are manually set using clips. Two clips are in the rack and 7 clips are bagged separately.

Category

I/O/punched card

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007