Slide Rule

L. E. Jones

Accession Number: 2010.lej.6

Instrument Name: Slide Rule

Description:

A 10″ lightweight slide rule made of plastic. The body has a grooved frame and flat plastic cursor. The cursor has a single red coloured line and is frameless. There are scales present only one side of the slide rule and there are yellow coloured plastic stops on both ends of the top surface. Scales: Front: S, K, A, B, CI, C, D, L, T.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Plastic

Markings: Old inventory number = 6.

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 31.1 cm, Width = 4.5 cm, Height = 0.6 cm

Function: Facilitating calculations.

Condition:

The slide rules is fairly preserved and is in working condition.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Unknown, possibly Japanese

Date of Manufacture: c.1960-75

Provenance:

Part of the L. E. Jones slide rule collection.

Donated to UTSIC: Yes

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