Famous Curta calculating machine, developed by Curt Herzstark, Type I with its original case. It was made in Liechtenstein by Contina AG Mauren. Serial number is 26464, was made in July 1954. Accompanied by the original box/canister.
This remarkable mechanical calculator is much sought after. It is a versatile yet very small precision machine with a fascinating history. It was devised by Curt Herzstark while he was in Buchenwald concentration camp. He was given a drawing board and was encouraged so that it could be given to the Führer. However, development was completed after liberation by the Americans.
Calculator is in overall great condition, working and ready to use or gift!