[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report. / slide rules

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Tue Nov 21 23:21:38 EST 2017


>> Hows about sell a couple at festivus?

Definitely!

On Nov 21, 2017 10:53 PM, "Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

Hows about sell a couple at festivus?


On 11/20/2017 1:16 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> Will items from this new acquisition, or other slide-rule items already
>>>
>> acquired, be part of upcoming exhibits?
>
> Some are rare/proprietary (for calculating strange things or branded
> company swag) and some are very common Pickett / K&E. General plan is to
> keep most of the weird ones and a few of the common ones. Maybe we can
> display them on a wall. We'll sell the rest of the common ones at VCF East.
>
> On Nov 20, 2017 12:57 PM, "Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic" <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> John H. and his g/f Jen came for a tour along with Stefan who donated slide
>>
>>> rules. (He estimates there are 1,000 in the collection!)
>>>
>>> Also did a good amount of
>>
>>> cleaning and planning for some modest exhibit changes this winter/spring.
>>>
>>> Will items from this new acquisition, or other slide-rule items already
>> acquired, be part of upcoming exhibits? - Herb
>>
>> --
>> Herbert R. Johnson, New Jersey in the USA
>> http://www.retrotechnology.com OR .net
>>
>>



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