Artifact Details

Title

Map mileage reader and compass

Catalog Number

XB152.81

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1930

Manufacturer

SELSI

Place Manufactured

Germany

Dimensions

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

Description

Hand held map disting measuring device. Compass on the reverse side. Integral mechanical pencil in shaft.

From donor Gordon Bell's website: "SELSI, 1 Map mileage reader and compass, Analog Calcula, 2-3 part, Linear measure, Mechanical, ca 1930, Germany, 11x3.5x.5 cm, The handle also serves as a pencil. Buy, (81)."

Category

Analog computer

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012