Hines' 'Patent Weight and Quantity Calculator', c.1908.

Hines' 'Patent Weight and Quantity Calculator', c 1908.
Mechanical ready reckoner patented by Patented by James Hines. This form of calculator gave costs of various quantities of goods at various prices per pound, hundredweight or ton. The quantity was set by turning the apropriate wheel at the side, and the price per unit by using the keys. The cost would then show in the apropriate window.
 
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Mathematics
Year made :
c.1908
Inventory number :
1982-748