Reader Robin says this little guy was hiding out in the drawer of a recent vintage purchase:
My wife, Deborah, recently bought a secretary style vintage desk from an estate seller. In one of the drawers along with some staples & glue was this little abacus. It’s about 2 x 4 inches. Thought you might enjoy seeing this – no clue of it’s history or age & I don’t see anything about it searching google.
Personally, I love the simple juxtaposition of the label. An abacus, one of the oldest counting tools on the planet, with a General Electric “Computer Department” label on the side? Classic Retromodo. [Thanks, Robin]