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LGP - 30 "Eurocomp"

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Librascope General Purpose – 30 (LGP-30)


This computer was first introduced in 1956 and was designed by Stanley Frankel,

there were approximately 450 LGP-30's made in the USA and 45 machines produced in Europe by "Schoppe & Faeser" under license and sold under the banner “Eurocomp”.


There were also two numbering schemes one for the European units and one for the units

made in the USA, this particular computer is number 40 and was made in 1963 it would be one of the last LGP-30's ever made.

 

The computer was first used by Materials Testing-Insurance Institution of Stuttgart University and later at the Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium in Filderstadt.