Here are just a few of the amazing peripheral accessories that were available for the powerful Hewlett-Packard HP 41C programmable calculator back in 1979-1980, including the Wand bar code reader and cartridge reader.
The Hewlett-Packard 82153A Wand bar code scanner / reader
This Hewlett-Packard 82153A Wand includes its original box, instruction book, Wand Paper Keyboard, “Read Me First” flyer, bar code order form, and a sealed package of bar code sticker sheets.… Read the rest
This commercial-grade Shredex “Watergate” Top Secret 2001 desktop paper shredder is a heavy-duty piece of industrial equipment that was favored by US Military and Government offices. Made in West Germany, this 1983-1984 model was popular due to its compact size (8.5″ x 8.5″ x 6″) and “affordable” retail cost of $497.00.… Read the rest
The Adler J-5 Portable Typewriter
This German Adler J5 portable vintage typewriter has a cool 2-tone blue and light gray color scheme and distinctive 1970’s styling. The Adler J5 Precision Portable has a rigid plastic shell and hood with shiny chrome accent panels on the carriage. … Read the rest
This circa 1973 Commodore C-8 vintage calculator is a classic desk model with large, easy-to-use keypad and 8-digit orange fluorescent gas display. Looking a bit like something out of a ’60s Sci-Fi movie, the Canadian-made Commodore C-8 has classic retro style with an angular black casing and big and chunky keys.… Read the rest
This Japanese Brother 100 vintage typewriter was manufactured in the 1960s for SS Kresge / K-Mart department stores. Originally conceived and manufactured in 1961, this is the first model 100 typewriter design and Brother’s first portable typewriter. This one has a K-Mart badge with the classic “K” logo, and is correctly identified with the number 100.… Read the rest
Welcome to our collection of vintage electric pencil sharpeners, including the beloved Electro-Pointer pencil sharpener.
This is an original 1940s Electro-Pointer electric pencil sharpener, manufactured by the Triple E Products / Stile Craft company of St. Louis, Missouri. Wiith classic Art Deco Machine Age styling and an effectively-engineered design, the Electro-Pointer works as good or better than today’s modern electric models.… Read the rest
This early Fox typewriter model 24 is officially the oldest typewriter we have acquired to date. Having no backspace key, this machine dates somewhere between 1906 and 1909. It appears to be complete, but it unfortunately shows its age and then some.… Read the rest
The Swingline 99 plier stapler
This handy little Swingline vintage stapler stapler is known as the number 99 plier, a compact hand-held stapler that is light, easy to use, and highly effective. It has a pleasing retro color scheme with bright red plastic handle and putty tan metal body with shiny chrome parts.… Read the rest
This very stylish vintage Swingline model 333 desk stapler has a wood grain pattern top and sleek mid-century chrome accents and design. Its retro modern look makes the Swingline 333 a fairly popular model among collectors of staplers and lovers of aesthetically-conscious utilitarian devices. … Read the rest
The Standard Vintage Stamp Carousel
This Standard brand Art Deco vintage stamp carousel desktop holder was in fairly ugly shape when we found it, but we meticulously cleaned it with some #0000 steel wool, and it turned out in absolutely beautiful condition with no rust or corrosion and clean, highly polished chrome.… Read the rest