Box, Nautical Almanac Tabulator(HO208&185) 1938-41


Display Status:

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transferred from the United States Navy, Naval Supply Center


  • Wood
  • Paint
  • Non-Magnetic Metal Alloy
  • Steel
  • Adhesives


3-D: 22.5 × 18.7 × 13.3cm, 2kg (8 7/8 × 7 3/8 × 5 1/4 in., 4.4lb.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Previous storage container for Hydrographic Office Tables H.O. 208 and H.O. 185 which are plug-in components to a Fairchild-Maxson Line of Position Computer. White wood box with hinged and latching lid. Interior is divided into two halves with a single piece of wood. Inside each half is a silver-colored metal rectangular box with lid. Each metal boxes uses three screws to secure the tabulator inside and to keep the metal box closed.


INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose

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