Artifact Details

Title

Teleprinter

Catalog Number

102732949

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Friden

Place Manufactured

Rochester, N.Y.

Identifying Numbers

Model number FPC-8P Embossed on a metal plate on the back
Other number 20343 Embossed on the frame on the right side on the top

Dimensions

overall: 12 in x 18 in x 20 in

Description

The object is a typewriter with a paper tape reader and punch attached. It has a standard qwerty keyboard, plus several function tabs or keys (example labels: START READ, TAPE SKIP, and TAPE FEED). An inspection sticker attached to the frame has a date of 7-4-59.

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal