Calculating - Brunsviga
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Brunsviga
Model   Adsum 948T
Maker   Brunsviga
Origin   West Germany
Date   1956 onwards
Serial   23-03777
 
A machine which can add and subtract in pounds, shillings and pence. The desired buttons are pressed, including the minus key if needed, and then the lever.
 
Errors are cleared by pressing the C key before pressing the lever. Multiplication is also possible by using the repeat button (R). Includes halfpennies and farthings.
 
The maximum amount that can be entered is £9,999 19s 11¾d while the maximum total is £99,999 19s 11¾d. The total is cleared by pressing the star button and then the lever. If the last calculation was a subtraction, the lever must be pressed before as well as after the star button.
 
A label on the back reads BRUNSVIGA-ADSUM Sole Concessionairs for U.K. and Eire W.H.Turnbull & Co. Ltd. 14, Philpot Lane - LONDON E.C.3 Made in Western Germany.
 
This version of the Adsum was introduced in 1956 and would have been in use until decimalisation in February 1971.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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