Artifact Details

Title

IBM plugboard

Catalog Number

102782538

Type

Physical Object

Manufacturer

IBM Corp.

Place Manufactured

Made in New York

Identifying Numbers

Other number 9 The number is handwritten in black ink at the bottom of the frame.
Other number 901 283069 Stamped into the middle of the metal label at the top of the frame.

Dimensions

overall: 10 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in

Description

Object is a plugboard for an IBM machine such as a 519. The cover is not installed, so the board is exposed along with its gold labeling. Theboard is covered by many sizes of cloth and plastic covered wires. The coverings are white with a black stripe. There is a metal label at the top of the frame that reads, "Property of International business Machines Corp. 901 283069 590 Madison Ave. New York 22, N.Y." There is a white sticker at the bottom of the frame that says, "HO5 FOCUS FAMILY DISTRIBUTION."

Category

Memory & storage/connector / plugboard

Credit

Gift of Robert O. Werner

Lot Number

X4184.2008