Artifact Details

Title

Gear assembly

Catalog Number

102716857

Type

Physical object

Identifying Numbers

Other number 507685 Molded into frame

Dimensions

overall: 7 in x 12 in x 10 in

Description

Object is a system of reducing gears mounted in a cast iron frame. There is a release clutch that separates the gears into two sections, and a cam-operated switch. Speculatively part of an unknown IBM unit record machine.

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014