Pendulum Clock from an IBM Vintage Computer Hard Drive Disk Platter from the 1960s. Got Unique Retirement Gift, Office Gift, Company Gift?

Pendulum Clock from an IBM Vintage Computer Hard Drive Disk Platter from the 1960s. Got Unique Retirement Gift, Office Gift, Company Gift?






Pendulum Clock from an IBM Vintage Computer Hard Drive Disk Platter from the 1960s. Got Unique Retirement Gift, Office Gift, Company Gift? This rare, vintage disk platter used in 1960s hard drives was grouped into a disk pack that usually contained 6, 14 inch platters. This platter could hold not quite, 2 megabytes. In 2011, a single platter could hold about 600,000 megabytes and was physically, 4 times smaller! This clock’s disk platter is from a disk pack used in the early 1960s on IBM 2311 Disk Drives. The “patina” on the platter comes from having aged over 45 years it is a striking finish. Mounted in the center of the clock is an acrylic encased comparison of this vintage platter’s storage capability versus today’s platter. “Today’s laptop platter” hangs on the end of the pendulum…how cool is that! This is a wall clock that is 14″ in diameter with a pendulum that is an additional 11.5″. Golden raised numbers attached to circuit board sections that were once a hard drive’s controllers, complete this striking conversation piece. Many hours are spent to make this rare, vintage disk platter clock, a true piece of history for you to treasure and enjoy. Artist signed and numbered “Certificate of Authenticity.” WE SHIP EVERYTHING USPS PRIORITY MAIL 2-3 DAY DELIVERY in USA. This is an awesome conversation piece! Get one for the serious collector or start a collection, these 1960 disk pack platters are very scarce. (Recycled computer parts may have minor scuffs and scratches. We do our best to cover or minimize.)



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