Artifact Details

Title

Card Reader/Punch

Catalog Number

102667993

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Bull Company

Place Manufactured

Paris, France

Identifying Numbers

141 1/2 Handwritten on yellow label ahered to front panel over portion of white CMA label
Other number #148 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number hand written on top of the machine
Other number 283.91.29 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number hand written on top of the machine
Other number 32 Handwritten in blue on right side of machine
Other number 571/0/00096 Sektion Inv. Nr. found stamped on a yellow and white paper label on the back right side of the machine
Other number 61119588 Stamped into metal plate on top frame of plugboard
Serial number 61201065 Stamped into metal plate on front of machine

Dimensions

overall: 50 in x 39 in x 38 in

Description

The object is a reproducing punch. The card read path has 3 read brush sets. The punch path has 1 brush set on the input side, and 1 on the output side. The unit includes a detached card stacker lashed to the pallett..
There are 2 removable covers on the front and side of machine. There are a set of rocker switches on the front panel, with a set of lights above them. Two rocker switches are missing on the right side of that set.
The power cord is cable-tied and sitting loose on the pallett.
There are also loose plugs, a screw, and unpunched cards in a bag.

Category

I/O/punched card

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007