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Curta calculator

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by red, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. red

    red Mu-43 Veteran

    455
    Sep 21, 2010
    03_curta1.

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    Anyone else who is Curta calculator enthusiast or collector?


    For a deeper view please visit my web project curta.li
    It's a different kind of photography - these machines have their own asthetics and beauty.

    Enjoy!

    [ cameras used: LX2 and GF1 ]
     
  2. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
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  3. red

    red Mu-43 Veteran

    455
    Sep 21, 2010
    ...and I was asking myself if the inscription "SYSTEM CURT HERZSTARK" was printed or engraved. The letters are about 1.4mm in high. So I made this macro picture. I used a macro tube and my Retro Lumax 1:3.5 35mm lens, adapted with a LTM adapter on my GF1.

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    The result is easyly observably - and it's more smaller than the engravings on the used lens... (but I think a similar production technique...). The body of the Curta calculator is an anodized aluminium alloy.


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  4. Brianetta

    Brianetta Mu-43 Veteran

    438
    Sep 5, 2010
    North East England
    Brian Ronald
    I wish! Those things are expensive. I do have a modest slide rule collection, though.