Artifact Details

Title

Card punch

Catalog Number

102766672

Type

Physical Object

Date

1921

Manufacturer

The Tabulating Machine Company

Identifying Numbers

Model number 001
Other number 3-21 Date on the top, left side of the machine.
Other number 84747 On the top, left near the back.
Serial number 103397

Dimensions

overall: 4 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in

Description

The object is a manual tabulating card punch produced by a predecessor of IBM before the card was standardized in 1928. This punch produces round holes in a 44 column format.

Category

I/O/punched card device

Credit

Gift of T.L. Steckmest

Lot Number

X8577.2018