Artifact Details

Title

Map mileage reader and compass

Catalog Number

B183.81

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1930

Manufacturer

SELSI

Place Manufactured

Germany

Dimensions

overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 3 in

Description

Handheld device for measuring distances on maps or drawings. Compass on the back.

From donor Gordon Bell's website: "SELSI, 1 Map mileage reader and compass, Analog Calcula, 2-3 part, Integrator, Mechanical, ca 1930, Germany, 110x35x5 mm, The handle also serves as a pencil. Buy, Reading flea market, (81)."

Category

Pre-computer/other

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Lot Number

B183.81