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Item Title Language Source Date # Pg Size (w" x h")
1 Service Manual Model I 8x6x11 English Contina AG, Mauren

from Skip Godfrey and Daniel Lewin
1967 55 8.5" x 11"
2 Service Manual Model II 11x8x15 German Contina AG, Mauren

from Skip Godfrey and Daniel Lewin
1967 52 8.5" x 11"
3 World Famous CURTA Math Handbook English CURTA CO.
Van Nuys, CA

from Skip Godfrey

68 5.1" x 2.65"
4 World Famous CURTA Brochure/Warranty English CURTA CO.
Van Nuys, CA


from Skip Godfrey

4 7.85" x 4.85"
5 "Your CURTA Calculator" and "The 4 arithmetical rules" Instruction Book
(10 -- 5.4" x 3.7" folded)
English Contina AG,
Vaduz / Liechtenstein

from Michael J. Rainey and Skip Godfrey

2 10.8" x 18.5"
6 COMPUTING Examples for the CURTA English Contina AG,
Vaduz

from Skip Godfrey

52 6" x 4"
7 CURTA I Exploded View (Inside Cover of Type I Service Manual) - very clear Picture Contina AG,
Mauren

from Skip Godfrey
1967 1 8.5" x 11"
8 Curt Herzstark Article
"Leitartikel", "Curt Herzstark und seine Taschenrechenmaschine CURTA", Peter Kradolfer
German "backup", 6/88

from Skip Godfrey
1988 5 8.5" x 11"
9 Curt Herzstark Article
"Wie funktioniert. . .?", "Curt Herzstark und seine Taschenrechenmachine CURTA", "Zweiter Teil: Uber Bau und Funktion der CURTA", Peter Kradolfer
German "backup", 1/89

from Skip Godfrey
1989 6 8.5" x 11"
10 Curt Herzstark Article
"Wie funktioniert. . .?", "Curt Herzstark und seine Taschenrechenmachine CURTA", "Zweiter Teil: Uber Bau und Funktion der CURTA", Fortsetzung von bp 1/89
German "backup", 2/89

from Skip Godfrey
1989 6 8.5" x 11"
11 CURTA Article
"Der erste <<Taschenrechner>> und sien Erfinder", Von Fritz Jorn,
German "NEUE ZUERCHER ZEITUNG", vom 10,05,1989

from Skip Godfrey
1989 1 8.5" x 11"
12 CURTA Article
"Mechanischer Rechner wird 50", Von Werner Hurlimann,
German "TECHNISCHE RUNDSCHAU", 27/86

from Skip Godfrey
1986
1 8.5" x 11"
13 Curt Herzstark Article
"Roboterdame beruhigt schwache Kopirechner", "Kleinste Rechenmaschine der Welt erregt Auisehen -- Auch Steuern haben ihr Gutes"
German "DARMSTADTER ECHO"

from Skip Godfrey

1 8.5" x 11"
14 CURTA Calculating Machine
Contina Bureau-und Rechenmaschinenfabrik AG Mauren
Principality of Liechtenstein (via Switzerland)
(pictures of Factories)
English Contina AG,
Eschen

from Skip Godfrey

3 8.5" x 11"
15 CURTA Article
"Programme fur Berechnung von Wurzeln", "Polynomen und Potenzreihen, mit Handrechenmaschinen", von Dr. H. Schilt, Biel,
German "SCHWEIZERISCHE BAUZEITUNG", 5/24/58

from Skip Godfrey
1958 4 8.5" x 11"
16 CURTA Ad
"miniature all purpose calculator"
English "Scientific American"

from Rick Furr
Jul 1967 1 2 1/4" x 5"
17 CURTA Ad
"Your Personal Portable -- Minature All Purpose CALCULATOR"
English "Scientific American"

from Rick Furr
Feb 1962 1 ~2 1/4" x 5"
18 U S Patent English 2,525,352 (10 Figures)

from US Patent Office
Oct 10, 1950 5 8.5" x 11"
19 U S Patent English 2,533,372 (12 Figures)

from US Patent Office
Dec 12, 1950 6 8.5" x 11"
20 U S Patent English 2,544,426 (3 Figures)

from US Patent Office
Mar 6, 1951 3 8.5" x 11"
21 U S Patent English 2,566,835 (6 Figures)

from US Patent Office
Sep 4, 1951 5 8.5" x 11"
22 CURTA Article
"Neue konstruktive Wege im Rechenmaschinenbau", Von Prof. Dr. Larl Holecek
German "Sonderdruck aus FEINWERKTECHNIK", Jg.55, H.6.1951

from CBI
1951 8 8.5" x 11"
23 CURTA Article
"ERFOLGSREZEPTE UNSERER ZEIT: Er schuf die rechnende Mocca-Muhle", G Roberto
German "Aus einer technischen Zeitechrift", 1954

from CBI
1954 4 5.6" x 8.3"
24 CURTA Pictures
Pictures of "LILIPUT", Zahlenstellen: 10-9-14
German "Buchenwald" 1944. Curt Herzstark

from CBI
1954 4 3.8" x 5.4"
25 CURTA Article
"Betrifft: Biografische Daten Curt und Jakob Herzstark", Ihr Schreiben vom 07.06.1984 - P.Z. 858 - Dr. Ha./Ca.
German "Technisches Museum fur Industrie"

from CBI
Jun 07, 1984 12 8.5" x 11"
26 Other Calculator Ad
"DAS RECHHNEN wird zum KINDERSPIEL mit der"
German "HERZSTARK & Co., WIEN"

from CBI
old (pic of Curt as a child) 4 5.5" x 8.2"
27 Other Calculator Ad
"HERZSTARK MULTIMATOR Die Hochleistungs Vielzahlwerksmachine"
German "HERZSTARK & Co., RECHENMASCHIEN, AUSTRIA"

from CBI
1928 4 8.5" x 11" (?)
28 CURTA Article
"Die Wiener Ingenieurfamilie Herzstark und dir Erfindung der Rechenmaschine CURTA", Von Orof. Erhard Anthes
German "BLATTER FUR TECHNIK- GESCHICHTE", (pp 115-135), "METRICA"

from CBI
WIEN 1986 22 6.4" x 9.5"
29 CURTA Patents List
"Lists der an die Contina A.G. Ubergebenen Herzstark-Patente"
German from CBI
1 8.5" x 11"
30 Instructions for use of the CURTA
"The new minature universal calculator"
"Size I: 8x6x11 places"
"Description and handling of the CURTA"
"The four arithmetical operations"
"Some practical applications"
English CONTA Ltd./MAUREN, LIECHTENSTEIN (Via Switzerland)

from The Gemmery

52 + cov 4.3" x 5.4"
31 Product Engineering article
"Miniature Machine" -- pp. 160 and 161
English Product Engineering

from Dan Weinstock
Oct 1952
2 8.5" x 11"
32 CURTA
Die kleinste Universal-Rechenmaschine
System C. Herzstark
Gewicht 230 g
CONTA AG VADUZ/LIECHTENSTEIN
German GEDRUCKT IN LIECHTENSTEIN

from Fritz Kosicek

16 4.2" x 5.85"
33 CURTA
La machine a calculer universelle de poche
Systeme C. Herzstark
Poids 230 gr.
French CONTA S.A. Mauren/Liechtenstein

from Skip Godfrey

16 3.8" x 5.4"
34 CURTA
La nouvelle petite machine a calculer universelle
Systeme C. Herzstark
Nom de la machine modifie en "CURTA" Poids 230 gr.
French CONTA S.A. Mauren/Liechtenstein

from Skip Godfrey

12 3.8" x 5.4"
35 CURTA
Tabellenrechnen mit der CURTA-Rechenmaschine
Von C. Zuberbuhler, dipl. Ing. ETH, Zurich
German Separatabdruck aus {Strasse und Verkehr}, Nr. 6/1961 - Buchdruckerei Vogt-Schild AG Solothurn

from Peter Holland
June 1961
2 8.3" x 11.7"
36 CURTA
The Universal Pocket Size Calculating Machine
System C. Hertzstark
Weight 8 ounces
English by "CONTINA LTD. VADUZ/LIECHTENSTEIN"
on the back - Supplied by: LONDON OFFICE MACHINES LTD.
Sole concessionaires for
United Kingdom, Eire & Crown Colonies.
130, Terminal House, London, S.W. 1
Sloane 1061

from R.C. Blankenhorn, Ph.D.
reference numbered 40 52 30 e (probably 1952) 16 4 1/8" x 5 7/8"
37 The key to every calculating problem!
CURTA
The unique high precision calculator
Full description and technical features
English by "CONTINA LTD. VADUZ/LIECHTENSTEIN
on the back - Supplied by: 15 Cromwell Road
London S.W.7
KENsington 88777
AUTOMATIC BUSINESS MACHINES LIMITED
(Exactly the same contents as #36, but a later printing and a different title and cover)

from R.C. Blankenhorn, Ph.D.
reference numbered 16-s A-6 e 1964 16 4 1/8" x 5 7/8"
38 Mathematical Handbook - An Aid to Every Day Figuring Problems, Tables, Formulas Arithmetical Rules English published by The CURTA Company, Van Nuys, California
Cover is yellow with brown printing, there is a large exclamation point covering most of the cover between the title and subtitle. from Steve A on Mar 22, 02

68 Size (3" x 5 15/16")

Curta Literature Listing by Rick Furr, and Skip Godfrey

CBI = Charles Babbage Institute


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