The object is an IBM 1403 CPU unit, a double cabinet with a control panel on the upper left. What appears to be an inventory card and several keys are packaged separately and attached to the object on the left side. Additional items have been attached to the top of the object, and include several cables and connectors, and two metal bottom skirts. Some of these objects have tags identifying them as belonging to ("with") this object. The left panel cover is missing. One of the back panel covers is loose. The control labels are in German.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IBM 1401 UNITE CENTRALE
Engraved on the front of the object
Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number on a sticker on the left side of the object
Stamped in several places on the frame
1401 40 25617
Printed on a paper label attached to the front of the object