Curta Mechanical Calculator - Type I
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Curta Mechanical Calculator - Type I:
Curta calculator in excellent cosmetic and smooth operating condition. No visible wear. MAJOR FLAW.. the clearing ring has been broken. This can be replaced by a competent repair. I used this for a math display collection and for my kids Show and Tell at school for years. Now selling to raise tuition funds for college.Please offer with knowledge of broken clearing ring.If Paypal is used, shipping may be delayed due to new policy of Paypal to "Process" payments before they credit to seller. THis process can take up to 20 days (See paypal site for details) Faster shipping if alternate payment or local pick up in Los Angeles Area.On Apr-21-13 at 05:49:41 PDT, seller added the following information:
The date of production for serial number 30422 is 1955....On Apr-21-13 at 09:49:46 PDT, seller added the following information:
The broken clearing ring is that the small loop on the end is broken and is cosemtic only. The Curta operation is not affected. Replacement rings are hard to find,is informaiton on line for the mechanically inclined. (Its similar to taking apart a pocket watch and putting it back together. I was planning to learn the technique, but good intentionsdon'tmake it happen.
My good friend Rick Furr posted a photo essay of the process on his web repair can be done by the best in the business. The website has been in my collection for about 17 years. Now selling to pay college tuition.