Artifact Details

Title

Saleman's model of an IBM 1810 disk drive

Catalog Number

102711479

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 2310 Paper label on bottom

Dimensions

overall: 6 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in

Description

The object consists of a model of a 3-drive IBM 1810 configuration. (A3 or B3 version). There is a paper label marked "2310" affixed to the bottom of the drive.

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