Artifact Details

Title

IBM 738 Magnetic core stack

Catalog Number

102729208

Type

Physical object

Date

1956 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 51861 Handwritten in marker on bottom frame left side rear.
Other number T-17918-8-M-K Printed on power supply on rear.
Part number 518763 On a blue IBM label attached to wires near middle bottom on rear.

Dimensions

overall: 63 in x 66 1/2 in x 33 1/2 in

Description

This is one of two 738 stacks for the 709 system donated by Paul Pierce. There are two large boards hard-wired to core memory planes. In a bag stored with the object are one circuit board and miscellaneous hardware.

Category

Memory/core

Collection Title

Paul Pierce Collection

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014