Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC tape reel

Catalog Number

102735643

Type

Physical object

Date

1951 ca.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1-59 Printed in red on the back of the unit
Other number 183L Printed in red on silver labels affixed to the front and back of the unit
Other number UCRL 1379 Scratched by hand on back of the unit

Dimensions

overall: 8 3/8 in x 8 in x 7/8 in

Description

This unit is an 8-inch diameter metal tape reel which is green on the front and silver on the back. "UNIVAC" is written in large white letters on the front of the unit. The back includes 3 pieces of Velcro for mounting in an exhibit. The end of the tape has an intact end fastener. A rubber retainer keeps the tape from unraveling.

Category

Memory & storage/

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Lot Number

X4575.2008