This 10″ slide rule is made of an aluminum body with grooved slide and plastic cursor attached to the stock by the aid of two metal pieces. The stops are made of aluminum. Holes have been drilled in either side of the slide. The slide rule comes in a plastic bag, a leather case with and a cardboard grey coloured box. This slide rule was accompanied with a warranty sheet for the leather case and a manual. Scale : Front: K, A, B, ST, T, S, C, D, DI. Back: DF, CF, CIF, CI, C, D and L. Markings: [Serial] 3B0759; U.S.A. Copyright 1948; Pickett and Eckel inc. 271.
Includes: Pickett instruction manual “How to use the Trig Pickett Slide Rule.” by Maurice L.Hartung, copyrigt 1952; Warranty card; plastic sleve, Leather case.
Accession Number: 2010.lej.33
Primary Materials: Aluminum, Plastic
Markings: Old Inventory Number = 33.
Length = 30.4 cm, Width = 4.3 cm, Height = .7 cm.
Function: Facilitating calculations.
Item is in very good condition. The slide seems to have been modified.
Pickett and Eckel Inc., Chicago 3, Illinois.
Date of Manufacture: c. 1952-1958
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