Artifact Details

Title

IBM 758 Card punch control

Catalog Number

102728117

Type

Physical object

Date

1953 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

PEC 978-A Typed number on metal label at back of machine
Other number 722 11140 748 11018 Stamped into the frame in the back lower right corner
Serial number 45423 Found on the back of the machine on a label

Dimensions

overall: 67 1/2 in x 60 1/4 in x 33 in

Description

This object is part of the IBM 705 system donated by Paul Pierce. The front has a manufacturers label which reads "758 card punch control." The bottom left side of the front has a silver toned vent. On the front right panel there are control buttons in a silver recessed section. The panels open using an Allan wrench. There is an additional IBM 758 manufacturer's label on the back left panel of the machine. The power cord is still attached at the center back of the machine. The entire top panel is vented.

Category

Digital computer/mainframe

Collection Title

Paul Pierce Collection

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014