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60475 Hollerith Hand Card Punch

Description of Photograph

Photograph of a Hollerith hand card punch, manufactured by the British Tabulating Machine Co. According to Peter Bird, these were used at Lyons up until 1965, for telephone operators to receive orders from the teashop managers, punching each order onto a single card for processing by LEO.

Published in Bird, Peter  LEO - The First Business Computer  (Wokingham: Hasler, 1994), plate 18.


Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Date: undated

Photographer: Peter Bird

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/1/10

Other References: DCMLEO20190510014

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Photograph of 60475 Hollerith Hand Card Punch

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