IBM 029 card punch

From: Keys <>
Date: Wed Jan 26 19:25:17 2005

Here's a picture and write-up on the 129
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From: "Eric Smith" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 5:21 PM
Subject: Re: IBM 029 card punch

> Christian wrote:
>> I have here three IBM 029 card punches, two model A and one model C (with
>> interpreter) including documentation. So far so good. I do have an
>> additional 029 (I *think*) without covers which I would like to restore.
>> The problem is that it is "a bit" different from the other three punches
>> and I would like to know what model this is and if anyone has the
>> maintenance manual for it.
>> The mechanical part is almost the same as in the A and C models, but the
>> keyboard has two lights, one at each side. I know that the light on the
>> left side is an indicator for the verifier, but the one on the right side
>> is unknown to me.
> Maybe it is a Type 129, rather than 029? I haven't seen a 129 up close
> in many years, so I couldn't tell you the differences in detail, but
> it does have more SMS cards, etc.
Received on Wed Jan 26 2005 - 19:25:17 GMT

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