Artifact Details

Title

IBM 1620 Console Type Ball

Catalog Number

X1583.99F

Type

Physical object

Date

1959 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number Type 938
Other number 10 stamped in top of ball

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.

Description

Early Selectric element, Type 938 Note: the small size type element release tabs atop each element. These were later made larger as secretaies companied and then replaced by a 'pump handle' type lever.

Category

Miscellaneous/other

Lot Number

X1583.99A-H