Vest Pocked Adding Machine

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.37

Instrument Name: Vest Pocked Adding Machine

Description:

Adding machine: silver metal adding machine with iron stylus and magnet; machine has series of vertical rows with numbers on them; metal case is also engraved with numbers; labelle don top “TASCO TRADE MARK/POCKET/ARITHOMETER” and at bottom “PAT. APL. FOR”. Comes with paper envelope which holds the machine, illustrated with machine on front; envelope is labelled above illustration “THE STREAMLINED/VEST POCKET/ADDING MACHINE/ADDITION SUBTRATCION’ and below illustration “aids in/MULTIPLICATION”. Also comes with instruction booklet – bookled folded into three sections and ilustrated with machne on ront cover, labelled “INSTRUCTIONS” above and with text for instructions below.

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Primary Materials: silver-looking metal, magnet, iron

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Dimensions (cm):

0.6 x 7.3 x 13.5 cm (stylus 7.1 cm long)

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Manufacturer: Tasco

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Donated to UTSIC: No

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