Artifact Details

Title

Daisy wheel brass test mold

Catalog Number

102741313

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1975

Manufacturer

Diablo Systems Inc.

Place Manufactured

Hayward, CA, U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 01284 On the molding side in recessed squares
Other number 56789 On the molding side in recessed squares
Other number 9Z86 On the molding side in recessed squares

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in

Description

The brass mold was used to test designs before final molds were made of A4 hardened tool steel. This test mold was for dual-row daisywheels that could accommodate 192 characters.

Category

Miscellaneous/typewriters & printer parts

Credit

Gift of Mike Weisberg

Lot Number

X7434.2015