Artifact Details

Title

Digital commemorative paperweight

Catalog Number

X1462.97

Type

Physical object

Date

1972-1979

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 in.

Description

Object is a paperweight encapsulating 6 cylinders, each of which contains ferrite cores of decreasing diamteter. Diameters [in mils] are: 80, 50, 30, 22, 18, 14. Text reads: "Digital Core Manufacturing -- Natick 1972 - 1979."

Category

Ephemera: other

Credit

Courtesy Gwen and Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X1462.97