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Wizard Calculating Machine
Object type: calculator
Maker: Thoresen, Inc.
Measurements: 6 in x 4 in
Nomenclature: data processing tools and equipment - manual devices
Classification: tools and equipment
Blue vinyl case resembles booklet that opens to reveal a "Wizard Calculating Machine" on left side in plastic pocket. Device is black plastic with silver colored metal surface. Nine small squares contain black numbers wabove eight vertical slots. "Add//Subtract//Mutiply" printed on bottom portion. Two paper instruction pamphlets.
Gift of Nicholas Altenbernd