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Automatic Computing Engine (ACE) simulator, 1950
Computing & Data Processing
Slow-speed relay operated simulator of the National Physical Laboratory's automatic computing engine (ACE), by the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, England and components by Bosch, Germany, 1950
National 3000 automatic bookkeeping calculating machine
Main part of National 3000 automatic bookkeeping calculating machine no 101364 42-BT, by National Cash Register Company Limited, England, 1935-1945. Dr. Leslie John Comrie FRS, both owned and used this machine.
Low speed wind tunnel model of the Avro Vulcan
Low speed wind tunnel model of Vulcan aircraft, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1950-1960.
"Ambassador" console broadcast receiver
'Ambassador' console broadcast receiver, made in 1951 by R N Fitton Ltd, Brighouse, Yorkshire, the actual example displayed in the Transport and Communications Pavilion (Catalogue No E912), South Bank Exhibition, Festival of Britain, 1951.
Model of aluminium atom, showing Bohr orbits
Model of aluminium atom, showing Bohr orbits, unsigned, Europe, 1937-1947
Sectioned model of one of the Calder Hall Nuclear Power Station reactors
Sectioned model of one of the Calder Hall Nuclear Power Station reactors, by Denzil Skinner & Co. Limited, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, England, 1956-1960. With separate table stand.
Model of hydrogen atom, showing Bohr orbits
Model of hydrogen atom, showing Bohr orbits, unsigned, Europe, 1937-1947
The First Flexible Manufacturing System, 1967.
Hand and Machine Tools
Control unit (uniform with /1)
'Antelope Chair' designed by Ernest Race
'Antelope Chair' designed by Ernest Race and manufactured by Race Furniture Ltd., London, England, 1955-1962. Ernest Race designed the original 'Antelope Chair' for the 1951 Festival of Britain.
Section of upper fuselage of Comet G-ALYP showing fatigue cracks
Section of a Comet aircraft upper fuselage, by The de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 1954. From Comet G-ALYP showing fatigue cracks around automatic direction finding hatches. Mounted on pine (wood) display stand.