Artifact Details

Title

DECwriter III

Catalog Number

102733358

Type

Physical object

Date

1978

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number LA120-DA Printed on a paper label taped to the back of the object
Serial number PNS 8673 Printed on a paper label taped to the back of the object

Dimensions

overall: 37 in x 27 in x 24 in

Description

The object is a DECwriter III with an English-language, qwerty keyboard. The object was found in a packing crate with shipping information written on the side. The apparent return address is "MK-Nr. 04964 Robotron Vertrieb Berlin DDR." The apparent "ship-to" information is "BDNX [written in Cyrillic script] MRK-Ausstellung robotron Chemiepavillon Moskau." Written on a piece of paper taped to the top of the object is "126 BACK BAY."

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminalI/O/teleprinter/terminal

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015