Item - Vintage Calculator, Trufood Infant Weight/Obstetric Calculator, Circa 1960s; used to work out expected date of delivery and growth rate of the baby. The Double Sided Rectangular Slide Rule is made from two pieces of plastic (celluloid) with a central metal rivet, allowing the central round disks to rotate within the rectangular. The Calculator was produced for Trufood as a give away to professionals (midwifes, etc....); Trufood went on to amalgamate with Cow & Gate in the early 1970s.
Maker - Unknown; but produced for Trufood Limited of Green Bank, London, E.1.
Circa - 1950s
Construction - Plastic
Country of Origin - Not Marked but believe to be English
Dimensions - 4" by 2.75"
Weight - 6 gram
Condition - Excellent Used Condition
Other Interesting Points - This particular slide rule is double sided with the scales as follows -
Side One - Dial System to work out babies expected delivery date from first day of last period.
Side Two - Dial System to work out babies expected growth rate
Note regarding the pictures - Depending on your screen the slide rule may appear to look a little yellow but it is in fact the pictures.....the slide rule is more of a white/ivorine colour.....
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