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Object Timeline

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1948

  • Work on this object began.

1958

  • Work on this object ended.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

2018

Object ID #18621831

This is a Pinwheel Calculator. It was manufactured by Schubert. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is enameled metal, molded plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.

  • Calculator
  • Overall: 11.2 x 31.8 x 15 cm (4 7/16 x 12 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.).
  • Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.
  • 1986-99-21

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Object ID #68813989
  • molded abs plastic, electronic components.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2015-5-4

Its dimensions are

Overall: 13.5 x 29.5 x 15.9 cm (5 5/16 x 11 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

DRV 55K 115/ Made in Germany

Cite this object as

Object ID #18621831; Manufactured by Schubert ; Germany; enameled metal, molded plastic; Overall: 13.5 x 29.5 x 15.9 cm (5 5/16 x 11 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor; 1986-99-22

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