Slide Rule

1994/018

Faber-Castell engineer’s slide rule (1965)

 

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Description

Engineer’s slide rule complete with separate magnifying glass mounted in a folding frame for attaching to the cursor (1965).

A conventional log/log slide rule used for multiplication division etc. The magnifying glass significantly improves the users ability to read the scales.

[The mark “765” is the date code used by Faber-Castell for July 1965.]

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1997/018

Item Type

Short Description

Faber-Castell slide rule, Unknown

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

1965

Sub-items

Case for slide rule. Magnifying glass with plastic wallet.

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None, Slide rule: "765" and "AWT" (etched by hand). Magnifying glass: "Nr. 3L". Plastic wallet for magnifying glass: "3L".

Dimensions (mm)

Slide rule: 300 x 39 x 11; Magnifier: 50 x 36

Donor

Date Donated

November 1994

Materials

Wood, white metal, plastic laminate and glass

Condition

Good

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