An ICL 1906 computer at ICL Stevenage, Hertfordshire, 1974 (scale model).

1974 in England and Manchester
International Computers Limited

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1:10 scale model of an I.C.L. 1906 computer. Model, scale 1:10, of an I.C.L. 1906 computer. International Computers
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1:10 scale model of an I.C.L. 1906 computer

Model, scale 1:10, of an I.C.L. 1906 computer. International Computers Limited (ICL) began as an English subsidary of the American Tabulating Machine Company. They launched their first computer, the 1200 series, in 1954. They merged in 1959 with the English version of Powers Samas, forming ICT (International Computers and Tabulators), and the 1300 series was launched in 1961. Other companies were taken over, and Fujitsu, a Japanese company bought 80 per cent of the company in 1990.


Computing & Data Processing
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Engineering Design & Models (Manchester) Ltd.

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