Adding Machine, Original Odhner; Aktiebolaget Original Odhner; 1950-1952; WY.199...

Name/Title

Adding Machine, Original Odhner

About this object

This adding machine, called the Original Odhner, is a precursor to the modern calculator. An example of a pinwheel calculating machine, it was used in the Edendale Dairy Factory from the 1950s.

We also have the instructions booklet in the collection.

Maker

Aktiebolaget Original Odhner

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1950-1952

Period

1950s

Place Made

Europe, Sweden, Västra Götaland, Gothenberg

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, steel
inorganic, processed material, metal, brass
organic, processed material, vegetal, wood

Inscription and Marks

Makers plate at top: 'ORIGINAL ODHNER GOTENBORG SVERIGE'

Measurements

See parts.

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Object Type

information processing equipment

Object number

WY.1992.75.1

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