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Computer, Line of Position, Bygrave's Slide Rule

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Time and Navigation exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Air Ministry Laboratory

Credit Line

Transferred from the Department of Commerce

Materials

steel, brass, plastic, paper

Dimensions

3-D (Steel Tube): 23.2 x 7.3cm (9 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United Kingdom

Date

ca. 1920

Physical Description

60mm diameter, 235mm long; telescoping slide rule; ca.1920; cardboard.

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose

Inventory Number

A19570955000

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