Aristo Clip on Supports (for a side rule stand)

L. E. Jones

Accession Number: 2010.lej.43

Description:

Two clip-on stands for Aristo slide rules to prevent from scratching of the back-side of Aristo slide rules. These stands seem to be made to measure for a typical 10″ Aristo slide rule and are packaged in a zip-lock bag with a yellow label containing the Aristo name and name of the product in four different languages.

Alternative Name: Slide rule stands, clip on support

Primary Materials: Plastic

Markings:

Old Inventory Number = 43.

“ARISTO”

Product name in English, German, French, Spanish

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 6 cm, Width = 4 cm, Height = 0.5 cm.

Function:

Supporting slide rules to facilitate use.

Condition: In good condition

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Aristo, Hamburg, Germany

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

From the personal collection of L. E. Jones.

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes:

Aristo was a trade name adopted by the Dennert and Pape Co. for making slide rules with Astralon and Plexiglass. Please refer to http://www.sphere.bc.ca/test/aristo.html for further information.