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Lawrence Engineering Services:Code-Maker

Lawrence Engineering Services Code-Maker Dick Tracy

Details of: Lawrence Engineering Services - Code-Maker

Type? Where possible the generic name preceded by the form if not 25cm/10” linear - e.g. Pocket Enhanced Mannheim. For specialty types, often supplemented by its use. Sometimes a suffix is also added to distinguish between versions of the same model. Pocket Dick Tracy
Sort? L/C/D/T/W/X where L=Linear, C=circular, D=Drum, T=tubular, W=watch, X=miscellaneous (i.e. the rest) L
Construction? Basic construction form of the body i.e. Closed/solid frame or Open frame or Duplex or Other Closed/solid frame
Material? Basic description: ivory/bone/wood/bakelite/plastic/metal/cardboard or combinations e.g. wood/veneered, wood/painted, etc Wood/printed
Length? Mostly length in cm or ” (inches) of the D scale but excluding any scale extensions. But for circular or watch slide rules it is the diameter & for tubular or drum slide rules it is the overall linear scale length. For other mechanical aids it is the physical length. 6"
Scales front? Mostly standardised (not maker’s) symbols for scales on front of stock e.g. A = X² (1-100) but § = generic symbol for any non-standard scale. Scales between solidi (/ /) are on the slide(s) whereas a vertical line ( | ) or reversed solidus ( \ ) + a symbol denotes scale(s) on a straight or bevelled edge. § / §,§,§ / §
Scales back? Mostly standardised (not maker’s) symbols for scales on back of stock e.g. S = sine (5° to 90° & 85° to 0°) or sin(x) but § = generic symbol for any non-standard scale. Scales between solidi (/ /) are on the back of the slide(s).
Cursor type? Basic description (incl. material) + no. of hairlines, etc on any cursor(s) or alternative to a cursor - e.g. a stylus none - not needed
Condition? Cn where n = 0-6 based on Herman van Herwijnen’s condition/quality scale C1
Date? YYYY for year(s) of production or an approximation/range 1939-1947
Extras? Basic description of any accessories - e.g. case or stand + where relevant, an accreditation for image, etc fawn cardboard pouch - image from www.sliderulemuseum.com/
Instructions? Details like “on back of rule” and/or language of instruction sheet/booklet - generic or instructions for common layouts usually not listed 4-page Dick Tracy version of the Secret Code-Maker instructions (apart from Dick Tracy name same as Beich instructions)
Booklet (PDF)? Downloadable .PDF copy of unusual or uncommon model specific instructions download
Comments ? Any special or noteworthy traits + significant use-related facts + pertinent details of scales/tables in well of stock + any significant tables, etc on the back of the stock

Because of the Dick Tracy connection presumably marketed in cooperation with the “Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate”

In-Out? MM-YYYY / MM-YYYY of the date added/left the collection or <YYYY if exact MM-YYYY no longer known 09-2012/

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10-B blue Enhanced Mannheim without Trig scales
10-B original Enhanced Mannheim without Trig scales
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10-C Engraver's and Photographer's Proportion Calculator
10-D Lumber Calculator - basic version
10-D0 Lumber Calculator
10-F Pricing and Inventory Rule
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10-I Model Builder's Slide Rule
10-N Printer's Proportion Rule
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12-J Pro-Rater
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