Details


Production Date
1970s
Description
Grey Multo Calculator. Front of calculator features maker's plate, "MULTO", on top left corner. Along the top edge of the calculator are the numbers 10-1 with a moveable dial. Beneath this is a rotary wheel consisting of ten numbers. Below is a raised hump in which ten columns of numbers are placed vertically, with adjustable dials inbetween. On the right side of this part there is a large moveable silver and black handle.

Underneath this is an adjustable section which can be moved horizontally, with a green and silver crank at each end. On the left end of this section is a rotary wheel with eight numbers, and headed with the numbers 8-1. A black arrow points downwards above this. A white dial moves accross the 8 numbes. On the right of the adjustable section is another rotary wheel holding thirteen numbers headed with the numbers 13-1. There are two white dials that can be moved across these numbers. Beside this rotary wheel is a large white dial which can be moved vertically. Below the adjustable section are two large white push buttons, and beneat them are two small protruding metal squares.

On the rear of the calculator is another maker's plate, "MULTO". On the base of the calculator are four round feet. There is a sticker with a barcode, "55205", above this is an engraving, "239-115-66248", and below is antoher engraving, "MADE IN SWEDEN".

An instruction booklet accompanies this calculator held by the Library.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
MULTO Maker's Plate
MULTO Maker's Plate
239-115-86248 Serial Number
55205 Sticker
MADE IN SWEDEN Engraved
Accession No
2018.25.1
Credit Line
1970s. Calculator [Multo], 2018.25.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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