Artifact Details

Title

IBM 714 Card reader

Catalog Number

102728124

Type

Physical object

Date

1956

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2,129,764 Patent number on a silver sticker inside the plugboard panel
Other number 2,282,066 Patent number on a silver sticker inside the plugboard panel
Other number 2,594,737 Patent number on a silver sticker inside the plugboard panel
Other number 2,624,774 Patent number on a silver sticker inside the plugboard panel
Other number 714 11 11083KX Found on IBM property tag

Dimensions

overall: 53 3/4 in x 33 in x 46 3/4 in

Description

The object is part of the IBM 705 system donated by Paul Pierce. There is a plastic plaque on the front right upright panel of the card reader, which reads "IBM EDPM 714 Card Reader." The plaque is composed primarily of clear acrylic and slides into an aluminum bracket. Below that is a row of 10 command buttons. Three buttons "Select", "ready", and "feed check" have been inserted upside down. Cards are inserted/exit from the right front corner of the machine. The top panel is vented as is the bottom rear panel. The left panel has a piece of masking tape attached which reads "Pugit Sound Computers."

Category

I/O/punched card device

Collection Title

Paul Pierce Collection

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014