Artifact Details

Title

Daisy wheel brass test mold

Catalog Number

102741314

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa1975

Manufacturer

Diablo Systems Inc.

Place Manufactured

Hayward, CA, U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number H005 Stamped into the molding surface.

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, with a single row of 96 characters, was the first successful tool built by Diablo.

Category

Miscellaneous/typewriters & printer parts

Credit

Gift of Mike Weisberg

Lot Number

X7434.2015