Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Promotional item, circular cardstock computer (vovelle) issued 1957 by Pan American World Airways (PAA). Front side, illustrated with an hourglass-shaped world map and a Pan Am Boeing 707 in flight ("PAA Experience Saves You Time and Money!"), is a foreign currency converter. Reverse side, "PAA Time Selector", displays a 24 hour clock on the outside ring and names of prominent world cities on the inside ring; designed to display time in different world time zones.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Airlines
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Vovelles

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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