Nestler 11-ZR – Closed Simplex Slide Rule

L. E. Jones

Accession Number: 2010.lej.21

Description:

A 5″ Mannheim type slide rule made entirely of plastic in the System Rietz style. There are four scales at the front, with three scales at the back of the slide. The back of the stock contains the name of manufacturer and model number of this slide rule. There is an inch scale on the side of the slide rule. This Albert-Nestler Nr.11 was packaged in a sleek leather case with the company╩╝s logo in it. Scales: Markings: Nr. 11 ZR ALBERT NESTLER A-G LAHR, G. B. Moxon (presumably a previous ownder) is written on the bottom face. Scales: The scales on the front surface of the slide rule are not named. However they are likely K, A [ B, CI, C ] D, L (from www.sliderulemuseum.com/Nestler.htm, accessed 2010). At the back of the slide, the three scales are S, S&T and T.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: PVC, Stainless Steel, Glass

Markings: Old Inventory Number = 21.

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 14.2 cm, Width = 3 cm, Height = 3 cm

Function: Facilitating calculations.

Condition:

Item is in very good condition but is apparently missing a glass cursor.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Albert Nestler A-G. Lahr i/B B.

Date of Manufacture: c. 1952-1972

Provenance:

Donated to UTSIC: No

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