Artifact Details

Title

IBM 729-VI Tape drive (IBM 7094)

Catalog Number

102728989

Type

Physical object

Date

1964 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 729 43642 On paper label adhered to counter on front.

Dimensions

overall: 68 1/2 in x 29 in x 33 3/4 in

Description

This is one of two 729-VI tape drives donated by Paul Pierce for the IBM 7094 system. There is a service log in a bag attached to the object, which notes its use by Aetna Insurance Co. There are two paper labels with "K" adhered to front (on the front panel upper left corner and inside at the tape reel) and also "K" is written in marker on back of object. This object contains only one tape reel.

Category

Memory/tape

Collection Title

Paul Pierce Collection

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014
 

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