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Alpina mechanical calculator, German, 1961.

Richardson, Claire

Alpina mechanical calculator, German, 1961.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm


The Alpina was one of the last mechanical calculators. It was intended to rival the Curta hand-held calculator, but was not a succes owing to its ambitious design. It was made for one year; 1961.

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