Aristo-Studio Slide Rule

L. E. Jones

Accession Number: 2010.lej.5

Description:

A 10″ slide rule made of plastic with grooved frame and flat plastic cursor with multiple hairlines and metal edges. The white plastic stops on each side have small rubber stands to avoid scratching and also facilitate use. Packaged in a light grey plastic case. Scales: Front: LL01, LL02, LL03, A, B, L, K, C, D, LL3, LL2, LL1. Back: ST, T1, T2, DF, CF, CIF, CI, C, D, P, S.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Metal, Plastic

Markings:

Old inventory number = “5”. The end of the slide rule is engraved “Aristo Nr. 0968, Germany”. The serial number is “2FX3”, engraved on the other side of the end.

Dimensions (cm): Height = 0.8, Width = 5.7, Length = 34

Function: Facilitating calculations.

Condition:

Very good: Slightly more worn than similar item, “2010.lej.4”.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Aristo. Hamburg, Germany

Date of Manufacture: 1969

Provenance:

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

Historical Notes: Produced in Hamburg, lot number “42”.

  • Donated to UTSIC