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Slide 51
Macaroni Box

Courtesy: IBM Corporation

He went shopping and found the perfect casing -- a macaroni box. He bought some meat skewers, staples, elastic bands and string. He didn't finish the device until New Year's Day, 1885. But, the finished product was the prototype of the Comptometer -- the first successful keydriven calculator.

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