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Millionaire Calculator by Hans W. Egli

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2724M
Lot:
657
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Millionaire Calculator by Hans W. Egli, Zurich, Switzerland, no. 2372, with motor attachment, eight slides, sixteen-digit capacity, multiplier-lever and regulator (for addition, multiplication, division and subtraction) and crank on a painted brass bedplate, slide table and instruction plate on interior lid, two brass plaques reading in part: Hans W. Egli Ingenteur and a distributer agent plaque reading: W.A. Morschhauser New York, sitting on the original desk frame with two oak veneered table wings, and a copy of the original operating manual, 1/10 H.P. Robbins & Myers Motor, machine wd. 25 1/2 in.

Provenance: Reportedly purchased for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and used by the Animal Nutrition Division at the Beltsville, Maryland, research station.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

New electric cord and leather belt. Fully operational, manually and electrically


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Calculator, Hans W. Egli, Zurich, Hans W. Egli Ingenteur, Animal Nutrition Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville