Artifact Details

Title

Arithma Addiator adding machine in brown leather case

Catalog Number

B262.87s

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Addiator-GmbH, Rechenmaschinenwerke, Berlin-Steglitz

Place Manufactured

Germany

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in

Description

This object consists of the metal calculator, a metal stylus, a set of instructions, and a brown, stitched -leather case. The front of this calculator is brass colored, not silver colored. The front of this calculator is printed with the legend, "MADE IN GERMANY". The front of the leather case is embossed with the name "Addiator" and the "lifting men" logo. The leather case does not have a snap; instead it has a tuck-under strap closure, like many slide-rule cases. A "rack" type adding and subtracting machine with a stylus (the stylus is present in this example). In the leather carrying case also is a set of instructions from the firm of Harrison Home Products Ltd in Toronto, which was evidently a reseller.

Category

Calculator/mechanical

Lot Number

B262.87s