Advertising Pamphlet for Otis King's Pocket Calculator
- The cover of this eight-page pamphlet is blue and black. It reads: HOW THE (/) OTIS KING (/) SPIRAL (/) SLIDE RULE (/) SAVES TIME (/) AND MISTAKES (/) IN ALL (/) CALCULATIONS (/) SIMPLE (/) QUICK (/) ACCURATE. The text describes the features and advantages of the Otis King cylindrical slide rule. Drawings demonstrate the three steps required to make calculations with the instrument. The pamphlet also lists 13 sample problems the Otis King Pocket Calculator could solve, 37 companies that were major customers of the rule, and 50 professions that usefully employed the rule. The back page carries five anonymous testimonials.
- This pamphlet arrived with 1981.0922.09 and 1981.0922.11. It is exactly the same as 1989.3049.04, except that it is not stamped with information about where the rule was purchased.
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- Carbic Limited
- date made
- Credit Line
- Gift of John White
- Physical Description
- paper (overall material)
- overall: 22.3 cm x 10.3 cm; 8 25/32 in x 4 1/16 in
- Object Name