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THE COMPLETE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO POCKET CALCULATORS

Ball, Guy & Bruce Flamm

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ISBN 10: 1888840145 / ISBN 13: 9781888840148
Published by Wilson/Barnett Publishing, Tustin, CA, 1997
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204 pp. B/w photos throughout, plus a collection of vintage ads. In this book, you'll find information on teh 'Golden Age' of calculators, including: a master listing of over 1,500 different models from over 220 companies. The earliest (and most valuable) pocket and portable calculators. Exclusive details about rare calculators from Russia, Eastern Europe, and South America. Concise historical summary of 1960s and 70s calculator developments. How to find calculators at the best prices. Comprehensive pricing guide for all models listed. Trade paperback. Light shelfwear. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 68143

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Title: THE COMPLETE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO POCKET ...

Publisher: Wilson/Barnett Publishing, Tustin, CA

Publication Date: 1997

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"Collector's Guide to Pocket Calculators" is the world's only comprehensive guide book to collecting of early electronic calculators.

In this book, you'll find information on the "Golden Age" of electronic calculators, including: a master listing of over 1,500 different models from over 220 companies; the earliest (and most valuable) pocket and portable calculators; exclusive details about rare calculators from Russia, East Europe, and South America; a concise historical summary of 1960's and 1970's calculator developments; how to find desirable calculators at the best prices; and a comprehensive pricing guide for all models listed.

About the Author:

Guy Ball and Bruce Flamm are leading authorities on early, electronic calculators with a combined experience of over 30 years of calculator collecting. Both have extensively researched the birth and the explosive growth of electronic calculators during the late 1960s and early 1970s. They've interviewed and written about some of the top engineers and merchandisers of the day. In 1992, Ball and Flamm organized the International Association of Calculator Collectors, the world's largest group of its kind. They co-edit the organization's journal, the International Calculator Collector. They've authored articles for publications including Antique Trader amd Today's Collector and are calculator resources for many of the general collectible books on the market.

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