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Instruments of Science & Technology / A CURTA TYPE 1 CALCULATOR, LIECHTENSTEIN, MID-20TH CENTURY,

Lot 46
A CURTA TYPE 1 CALCULATOR,
LIECHTENSTEIN, MID-20TH CENTURY,
28 September 2022, 14:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £1,530 inc. premium

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A CURTA TYPE 1 CALCULATOR, LIECHTENSTEIN, MID-20TH CENTURY,

No. 43896, the stepped gear-type pocket calculator engraved CURTA, the base reading System Curt Herzstark, Made in Liechtenstein by Contina AG Mauren, Type I No. 43896, in original drum carrying case,
the calculator 4 1/4in (11cm) high

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The Curta is a pocket-sized calculating machine, capable of adding and subtracting, multiplying and dividing, squares, cubes, and square roots. The multi-functional Type I model was marketed as 'precision built for absolute accuracy', yet small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

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