Artifact Details

Title

7619 Exchange 02 (IBM Stretch)

Catalog Number

102733599

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1959

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 02 Unknown number located on label plate affixed on proper left side upper corner
Other number 5220973 Handwritten number on masking tape affixed to inside of machine in the back top corner

Dimensions

overall: 68 in x 64 1/4 in x 29 1/2 in

Description

Metal framed cabinet with two doors on the back. Front of the machine is made up of two doors which have two panels each with a locking mechanism. Each door has two large silver handles. Top of the machine has venting panels. Four slide out card cages make up about two-thirds of the machine. Plug board has missing wires and unfolds to access cables and makes up about one-third of the machine.

Category

Digital computer/supercomputer

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002