Artifact Details

Title

Calculimetre

Catalog Number

XB312.84

Type

Physical object

Description

Text: "Calculimetre G. Charpentier Brevete (Patented) S.C.D.G.". small metal circular slide rule with arrow-like pointer on the front, brass ring engraved with one of the scales on front face which is otherwise silver (nickel).. Label with accession number affixed to back.

Date

ca. 1913

Manufacturer

G. Charpentier

Place Manufactured

France

Dimensions

1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.

Category

Pre-computer/slide rule

Subject

Hand calculation; Slide rule; Analog; Oughtred, William

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012