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Philips P-251 Desktop Calculator


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Innovative desktop electronic printing calculator made by Dutch company Philips. Early DTL integrated circuit technology, with a large compliment of discrete semiconductor devices also. Magnetic core working register storage. Unique dot-matrix print mechanism which formed the basis for future dot-matrix printer technology which is still used in the same basic form to this day. 14-digit capacity with fixed decimal location. One memory register. Four function with percent calculation.