Artifact Details

Title

Saleman's model of an IBM 2311 disk drive

Catalog Number

102711480

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 2311 On label on bottom

Dimensions

overall: 3 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 in

Description

The object consists of a model of a IBM 2311 disk drive, which was part of the IBM 360 systems.

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
 

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