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Addimult Sumax-E, 1955 - 1965
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Object statement
Mechanical addiator type calculator, Addimult Sumax-E, metal, made by Addumult, Germany, c. 1960
This object is part of a collection relating to the history and development of computing and other information technology assembled by Assoc Professor Allan Bromley of Sydney University, comprising of calculators, mechanical and electronic analogue computers, computer components, kit computers, education computers, and associated ephemera.

Allan Bromley was a lecturer and researcher at the University of Sydney Basser Department of Computer Science from 1978 until his untimely death in August 2002. He specialised in Computer Architecture, Computer Logic and in particular the History of Computing. He was regarded as the world authority on Charles Babbage's Calculating Engines (instigating the rebuilt of DE2 at the Science Museum London) and the Ankithera Mechanism and had extensive knowledge on calculators, analogue computers, logic, stereopsis, totalisators, clocks and time keeping and mechanical engineering.
Addumult, Germany, c 1960
Addimult is an offshoot from the Addiator Company

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Description
Mechanical addiator type calculator, Addimult Sumax-E, metal, made by Addumult, Germany, c. 1960

Troncet calculator with addition on front, subtraction on reverse.
Made: 1955 - 1965
2010/1/213
Production date
1955 - 1965
Height
11 mm
Width
82 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program in memory of Associate Professor Allan Bromley, 2010
Subjects
+ Mathematics
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{{cite web |url=http://from.ph/373332 |title=Addimult Sumax-E |author=Powerhouse Museum |accessdate=1 September 2014 |publisher=Powerhouse Museum, Australia}}


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