A recent addition to my collection is a Curta Type 2.  These iconic machines are well described elsewhere.  Suffice to say that beautiful precision engineering like this is rarely encountered outside the realm of fine Swiss watches.  The Curta is one of the few mechanical calculators to have held its value in real terms, largely due to its cult status among collectors.

Curta Type 2

Curta Type 2

Serial No. 508965

Date: 1956

Capacity: 11x8x15

Price paid: £450

This particular example shows little sign of wear, and is in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition.  More pictures follow:

Curta 011 Curta 012 Curta 014

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