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B1699 Mechanical calculator, 'Saxonia', wood / brass, made by Glashutter Rechenmaschinen-Fabrik, Saxony, Germany, possibly 1880s. Click to enlarge.

Mechanical calculator made by Schumann & Co

Made
Calculator, manual, mechanical, rectangular wooden frame, sloping brass number board, able to use 16 digits, handle at right hand side, Schumann & Co, Saxony, Germany, [1880s] (OF) ... No. 1724 ... (SB).

Summary

Object No.

B1699

Object Statement

Mechanical calculator, 'Saxonia', wood / brass, made by Glashutter Rechenmaschinen-Fabrik, Saxony, Germany, possibly 1880s

Physical Description

Calculator, manual, mechanical, rectangular wooden frame, sloping brass number board, able to use 16 digits, handle at right hand side, Schumann & Co, Saxony, Germany, [1880s] (OF) ... No. 1724 ... (SB).

Marks

Engraved, metal, 'PATENT / DEUTSCHLAND.OSTERREICH' / 'D.R.G.M. 394014' / 'AUSL. PAT. ANGEM' / GLASHUTTER RECHENMASCHINEN-FABRIK / Schumann [and] Co / SAXONIA / Glashutter' ; handle, 'DRGM 329403'.

Dimensions

Height

190 mm

Width

230 mm

Production

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Water Conservation & Irrigation Comm, 1968

Acquisition Date

29 July 1968

Cite this Object

Harvard

Mechanical calculator made by Schumann & Co 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 July 2021, <https://ma.as/208616>

Wikipedia

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