Japanese Abacus

L. E. Jones

Accession Number: 2010.lej.28

Description:

A 6″ plastic abacus. It is a 1/4 abacus, meaning that there is one bead at the top and four at the bottom of the dividing septum. There are 11 columns of beads, thus, 55 beads in total. This abacus was packaged in a box with Japanese and English labelling.

Includes: One sheet of printed English instructions.

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Primary Materials: Plastic, Bamboo

Markings: Old Inventory Number = 28.

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 16.2 cm, Width = 6 cm, Height = 2.3 cm

Function:

Condition: Item is in very good condition.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Tomoe Soroban Co. Shinjuku-ku, Japan

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Donated to UTSIC: No

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