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Tabla I Long Scale Linear Slide Rules without multiple sections
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
CasellaA6516 (by Nestler)
1
c1930
100
Casella catalog [c1930]
DelamoriniereRgle calcul - 1.2m
1
1863
c50 to 60
Hopp [1999 ]
DelaveleyeRgle calcul - 2.3m
1
1863
c115
Hopp [1999]
Forsternone - 6-ft long 2-log cycles/beam compass
1
1632
91
Cajori [1910b]
Hoarenone
1
c1915
100
Otnes [2002]
Kolesch2630 Precision (by Nestler ?)
1
c1917
100
Kolesch catalog [1917]
Lambert - BranderRechenstabe (2 side by side rules like Oughtred's)
1
1770s
?
Cajori [1910b]
LeupoldMechanische Rechen Kunst
1
1727
121
Rudowski [2006a & 2012]
MabireRgle calcul - 3 m
1
c.1837
150
MDC Paris [1906]
Nestler19a Mannheim
1
1925 - 1931
100
Rance [2010]
Nestler24b Rietz
1
1912 - 1925
100
Rance [2010]
Nestler24R/1 Rietz
1
1931 - 1955
100
Hopp[1999]
Nestler2c Mannheim
1
1912 - 1922
100
Rance [2010]
Scofield, E.M.The Engineer's Slide Rule
1
c1905
60
Schure [1994]
ThielmanSuper Supreme Slipstick
1
1957
91
eBay offfering [2001]
ThorntonD8617 (by Nestler)
1
early 1900s
100
Thornton catalog [c1910]
W. & S. Jones (also Adams)Robertson (sliding Gunter)
1
c1775
c72
Otnes [2002]
Ward, Johnnone - 2 to 3 ft. long
1
c1707
61-91
Cajori[1910b]
 

Table II Long Scale Linear Slide Rules with multiple sections
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Aristo10065 System Gruter
10
c1950s
250
Lovett [web site]
CasellaAnderson Improved Slide Rule
4
1910 to 1920
120
Lovett [2005]
Davis, John & SonStelfox
2
1910
25
Barnes [2005]
Dennert & PapeNo.10 Verbesserter Einskala-Rechenstab - Frank patent
2
c1910
50
K. Klein {2013]
Dennert & PapeNo.11 Verbesserter Einskala-Rechenstab - Frank patent
2
c1910
100
Dennert & Pape catalog [c1910]
Dennert & PapePrazisions-Kubus-Rechenstab
2
c1910
50
Dennert & Pape catalog [c1910]
Dietzgen1741 (310/1741) Novo-Duplex (by Faber-Castell)
2
1962 - 1972
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell2/83 (310/83 & 334/83) Novo-Duplex
2
1962 - 1972
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell2/83N (310/83N, 312/83N & 315/83N) Novo-Duplex
2
1969 - 1975
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell342, 342N, 3/42/342 & 3/42 Columbus
2
1929 to 1942
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell62/83. 62/83N Novo-Duplex
2
1963 - 1976
25
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell63/83 Novo-Duplex
2
1971 - 1975
25
von Jezierski [2000]
Favor, Ruhl & Co. M-D 7" Dual 10-5"
2
1940s
25
Chamberlain collection & ISRM
Franknone (sections separted)
2
1903
50
Jordan, Eggert & Kneissl [1961]
FrenchPrototype long scale slide rule
6
1920
102
Pommel [pers. comm.]
HasslerGeodedic slide rule
10 @ 2-cycle
c1850
305
NIST [2003]
Hemmi200 Precision Duplex
6
1936 - 1968
240
Chamberlain collection & SRTCO [web site]
Hemmi201 Duplex (sold only in Japan)
4
1967 - 1968
200
SRTCO [web site]
Horner, Johan Kasparnone (segmented scale?)
several
c1830
?
Cajori[1910a]
Kolesh2761 Precision (by Nestler, same as 27)
2
c1917
100
Chamberlain collection & Kolesch catalog [1917]
Kolesh2763 Precision (by Nestler, same as 27a)
2
c1917
100
Kolesch catalog [1917]
LallemandZweitelliger Rechenschieber
2
1900
50
Reinhertz & Steppes [1903a]
LallemandZweitelliger Rechenschieber
2
1900
100
Reinhertz & Steppes [1903a]
Lambert-BranderLogarithmischen Rechenstabe (2 rules side by side)
2
c1761
60
Rudowski [2006]
Mannheimnone - side-by-side segmented scales
2
c1850s
?
von Jezierski [2000]
Nestler27, 27/25 & 0270 Precision
2
1907 to 1972
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Nestler27/1 & 27/15 Precision
2
c1915
30
Hopp [1999]
Nestler27a, 27/50 & 0275 Precision
2
1912 to 1972
100
von Jezierski [2000]
NestlerLong - like Precision, one scale reversed
2
c1910
100
Pickworth [1910]
Nicholsonnone (segmented slide rule scale)
10 @ 2-cycle
1787
305
Cajori [1910a]
NicholsonGunter Scale
2
1787
37
Nicholoson [1787]
Peraux, E.Echelle Logarithmique boxwood & celuloid versions
2
c1860s
100
Cajori[1910a]
Peraux, E.Regle a calcul Deux Reglettes
2
1860
25
IBM [no date]
Peraux, E.Regle a calcul Deux Reglettes
2
1882
50
Cajori [1910a]
POST Ritow1460 &1462 High School (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1927
50
POST catalogue [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1463 Student Manifold (10 inch)
3
1925 - 1927
75
POST catalog [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1464 Manifold Adjustable (5 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
25
Paul Ross [web site]
POST Ritow1465 Manifold Adjustable (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
50
POST catalog [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1466 Manifold Duplex (20 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
100
Chamberlain collection & SRTCO [web site]
POST Ritow1468 Manifold Duplex (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1927
50
POST catalog [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1470 Manifold Simplex (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
50
POST catalog [1925-1931]
RoosDual 10"/5"
2
1940s
25
Chamberlain collection & ISRM
SeifertLogarithmisch-quadratischer Rechenstab
2
1924
62.5
Jordan, Eggert & Kneissl [1961]
StanleyK3670 Precision
2
1912
50
Stanley [1912]
Tavernier-GravetPeraux (with folded scales)
2
1867
100
von Jezierski [2002]
Tavernier-Gravet & Gravet-LenoirPeraux (with folded scales - boxwood)
2
1867
50
Etinne Pommel collection [see refs.]
ThorntonD4980 Precision
2
1916
50
Thornton Catalog [c1910]
ThorntonD4981 Precision
2
1916
100
Thornton Catalog [c1910]
Tower (same as Roos)5026
2
1940s
25
eBay - Apr. 2014
Unique10/20 Precision
2
1960's
51
Hopp[1999]
Unique5/10 Precision
2
1950s
25
Hopp[1999]
UniqueD1/D2 Dualistic High-Speed
2
1950s
25
Chamberlain collection & Tina's web site
UniqueD3/D4 Dualistic High-Speed
2
1960s
51
Hopp[1999]
UniquePioneer Long Scale
4
1960s
112
Barnes [pers. comm.]
Volknone (divided scale slide rule)
4
1969
100
Volk [1969]
Wichmannnone- 100cm long scale on 50cm slide rule
2
c1960s
100
Bready [pers. comm.]
Wichmann1417 Precision
2
c1910
50
Christian Hamann collection [see refs]
WichmannPy-Lo Eisenbahnlandmesser
2
c.1925 - 2930
62.5
Fernandez [2013]
 

Table III Long Scale Devices with Gunter Lines, Gridirons and Graphical Charts & Tables
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Gunter Lines (length of one log cycle)
DonnImproved 'Gunter' Navigation Scale
1
c1850
61
Chamberlain collection & van Poelje [2005]
ForsterGunter Rule ( 6ft. long double scale)
1
1632
91.4
Cajori [1910b]
WingateGunter's Line
1
1645
66
Cajori [1910b]
Gridiron Scales
Aston & ManderHannyngton's - Extended (120")
8
1884
288
Lovett [2009]
Aston & ManderHannyngton's - Extended (30")
5
1884
72
Galbraith [2005]
Aston & ManderHannyngton's - Extended (60")
5
1884
144
Hannyngton [2005]
Biechtinger, Th.none - 12m gridiron
20
1930s
12m
Joss [2000]
Cherry'sCalculator
20
1880
508
Pickworth [1910]
Clairault, JeanGridiron = 1500 French ft.
?
1720
50
Cajori [1910a]
Coopernone - 100"
20
c1900
254
Lovett [2015]
Evans, Dr. J.D.none
?
1866
?
Hopp [1999]
Gladstone'sCross Gauge (like Everett gridiron)
?
1923
10.8m
Hopp [1999]
Illgen, PaulCalculating Table
11
c1920
200
Atzbach collection
MarotiLogartabla Gridiron
14
1900s
c250
Hopp Collection
Nicholsonnone
10
1797
305
Cajori [1910a]
Schneider, FriedrichGraphical Calculating Table
10
1909
50
Atzbach collection
Graphical Charts & Tables
ARC Productsnone - two-Dimension Slide Rule (roller to roller)
100
1959
25.4m
Frankenfield [1961]
ARC Productsnone - two-Dimension Slide Rule (sliding chart)
100
1959
25.4m
Frankenfield [1961]
Ballantine,MacMillan Table Slide Rule
tabular
1931
4-digit precision
Ballantine [1931]
BilleterRechentafel - 0.5m
4
c1890
50
Joss [2000]
BilleterRechentafel - 1m
8
c1890
100
Joss[2000]
BilleterRechentafel - 1m
16
1887
100
Billeter [1887]
BilleterRechentafel - 4m
10
c1890
400
Joss[2000]
BilleterRechentafel - 8m
40
1887
800
Joss[2000]
Billeter & BohnhorstLogarithmische Rechenvorrichtung
50
1920
100m
Billeter & Bohnhorst [1920]
DumesnilRegle Universelle
8
c1900
200
Chamberlain collection & Knowles [1904]
Everett, J.D.Universal Proportion-Table
10/20
1866
203
Cajori [1910a]
GilsonPocket Slide Rule
14
1915-1922
178
Richardson & Clark [1918]
Goodchild (K&E)Mathematical Chart
100
c1902
16.5m
K&E Catalog [1903]
Jelinek, Dr. VaclavLogaritmal
10
1943
150
Atzbach collection
JiigenRechentafel
10
c1910
170
Jilgen [no date]
Kienbaum, GerhardSkalog - Graphische Logarithmentafel
12
1946
c10.7m
Rance [2014]
KnowlesCalculating Scale
20
1903
254
Knowles [1904]
Koch, A. & Putschbach, R.Schroedels MathematischeLogarithmentafel
4
1957
c11.2m
Rance [2014]
KoleschCalculigraph (same as Sands?)
22
c.1909
550
Kolesch [1917]
Kritz, FranzUniversal Calculator
20
c1920
300
Atzbach collection
Kubler, CarlMaximator Logarithmen Tafel
2
c1926
c4.1m
Rance [2014]
LaCroix and RagotGraphic Table book (long version)
40
1927
115m
La Croix & Ragot [1925]
LaCroix and RagotGraphic Table book (short version)
4
1927
13.8m
La Croix & Ragot [1925]
LaFayPetite Table Graphique de Logarithmes
10
c1930s
250
Chamberlain collection & Lafay [undated]
Leder, ErnstDie Praxis des Logarithmen-Rechens
1
c1889
c610
Rance [2014]
Leder, ErnstGraphischen Logarithmentafel
100
1908
665
Chamberlain collection, Dyck [1892]
LoeweRechenscalen
50
1893
10m
Loewe [1893]
Neuhofer & SohnJoseph Friedrich Logarithmischer Rechenschieber
5
1885
100
Heer [2013]
Obbink, J.B.Rechentafel ABACUS Graphische Logaritmentafel
22
1957
c88m
Rance [2014]
Pressler, Maximilian RobertMathematical Cinderella
1
c.1852
c550
Rance [2014]
ProellProell's Rechentafel
10
1901
120
Cajori [1910a]
REKARechenapparat
12
c1948
240
Van Poelje (2012)
Rohrberg, Prof. AlbertGraphische Funktionentafeln
1
1949
11.7m
Rance [2014]
Sands, JohnCalculigraph or Colyer-Noyes Slide Rule
22
1885 - 1895
550
Petri-Palmedo [1909]
SchererLogarithm-Graphische Rechentafel
10
1892
150
Hopp [1999]
SchererLogarithmisch-graphische Rechentafel
10
1892
1.5m
Cajori[1910a]
Schneider, EdmundZwolfmeter-Rechenschieber
50
c1924
12m
ISRM and Chamberlain collection; no reference known
Schneider, FriedrichMultiplex Graphische Rechentafel
15
1909
50
Schneider [1912/13]
Schneider, FriedrichRechentafelMultiplex
5/14
1912/1913
100
Weiss [pers. comm.]
Tichy, AntonGraphische Logarithmen-Tafeln
30
1897
c16m
Holland [2002]
Troeger, Karl EmilLogarithmische Rechentafel (with mechanism)
20
1922
?
Troeger [1922]
Vietsola, EinoGraphical calculating scale
20
1933
375
Leipala [2008]
 

Table IV Long Scale Slide Linear Rules with sawtooth shaped scales
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Leupold, JacobMechanische Rechen kunst
1(vernier)
1727
c84
Rudowski (2006a)
Lurie, A.N.Mannheim Precision
1
c1910
50.8
Babcock [1995]
Richardson, George WashingtonNo. 1898 Pyramid
20
c1915
508
Babcock [1995]
 

Table V Long Scale Circular Slide Rules
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
BilleterA3 Blitzrechner
1
1888 - 1921
100
Joss[1998a]
Carroll, J.B.Critchlow M1 Slide Rule (Military)
1
c1940s
75
Borchers [2005]
Clairault, J.B.none - 22.4" cardboard
1
1727
c170
Hopp[1999]
Dennert & Pape (Aristo)KRS40 Kreisrechenschieber
1
1940s
100
eBay [2013]
East GermanMilitary
1
c1970s
75
Chamberlain collection & van Herwijnen [2003]
Fromme, GebruderKreis Rechenscheibe (circular slide rule)
1
c1920
c130
Chamberlain collection; no references known
Fuller/PalmerComputing Scale
1
1844 to 1870s
67
Feazel [1994]
GilsonBinary & Atlas (outer ring)
1
1930s to 1960s
64
Aldinger & Chamberlain [2000]
Gilson'square' Atlas (outer ring)
1
1920s
78
Aldinger & Chamberlain [2000]
LOGA75T (disk +/- 12")
1
c1950s
75
Joss[1998]
Oughtred (Elias Allen) none - 12.5"
1
c1632
76
JOS[1996]
Scott, BenjaminUniversal and Perpetual Mathematical Instr.,
1
1733
148
Cajori [1910a]
Scott, Benjaminnone - 18" circular slide rule
1
1733
58
Cajori [1910a]
Smith-DavisPiecework Balance Calculator - 11-ft long scale
1
1905
335
Smith [1905]
Smith-DavisPremium Calculator
1
1905
137
Page's Engr. Wk. [1917]
Troeger, HansRechenscheibe
1
c1950s
72
Troeger, Hans [no date]
Troeger, HansPricing (extra percent scale for mark-up)
1
c1950s
72
Rance [2015]
Troeger, Karl EmilNo.1 (37/393/6004)
1
c1930s
72
Troeger, K. Emil [no date]
Troeger, Karl EmilNo.1a (for people with poor eyesight)
1
c1930s
100
Chamberlain collection & Troeger [no date]
 

Table VI Long Scale Circular Slide Rules with concentric windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
ARC ProductsExtended Slide Rule
25 semi-circle
1959
10.1m
Chamberlain collection & Frankenfield [1961]
ARC ProductsExtended Slide Rule
25
1959
18.5m
Frankenfield [1961]
BeauvaisLe Calculateur
10 semi-circle
c1920s
c184
Meeker[2014]
Boykin ProductsRotaRule Models 510 (copies of Dempster)
4 (hybrid)
1950's
127
Richard Davis]
Boykin ProductsRotaRule Models 560 (copies of Dempster)
4 (hybrid)
1950's
127
OS Rarities
British Engraving & Nameplate ManufacturingBonwitt
1
1943
45
Rance [2015]
Chatelain, Henri & othersBoucher (Calculigraphe)
3
1870s to 1920s
30
Chamberlain collection & Hopp [1998]
DelamainMathematical Ring
10
1630
c444
Cajori [1910a]
DelamainMathematical Ring
5
1630
c125
Cajori [1910a]
Dempster, J.R.RotaRule - A
4 (hybrid)
1930's
127
Davis
Dempster, J.R.RotaRule - AA
4 (hybrid)
1930's
127
Lovett [2003]
FowlerJubilee Magnum Extra Long Scale
11
1940s to 1970s
185
Lovett [2003]
FowlerJunior
3
1920s to 1970s
54
Lovett [2006]
FowlerLong Scale
6
1920s to 1970s
76
Lovett [2004]
FowlerMagnum Long Scale
6
1940s to 1970s
127
Lovett [2009]
Herrmann, Gustav FriedrichRechenknecht
10
c.1877
500
Encyclopedie Sci. & Math. [1906]
Kueffel & EsserSperry
3 (hybrid)
1904 to 1940
32
Otnes [1997]
Montaque WormanC/10/L.E.A.
10
c1944
522
Otnes [pers. comm.,2006]
Pickett & Eckel110ES (near copy of RotaRule scales)
4 (hybrid)
1960's
127
Shepherd [1998]
Scientific Pub. Co. & othersThe Mechanical Engineer
2
c1900
17
DeCesaris [1998]
SextonOmnimetre #6 (Companion)
20
c1900
411
Lovett [2004]
SwissThe Mechanical Engineer
2
c1900
24
DeCesaris [1998]
UniqueDial Calculator
5
1930s ?
127
Hopp[1999]
 

Table VII Long Scale Circular Slide Rules with spiral windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Adams, Georgenone - 12" spiral sr w/10 windings
10
1748
c500
Cajori [1910a]
Aleksandrov, A. Ia.none - spiral slide rule
2
1950
100
Aleksandrov [1950]
Aleksandrov, A. Ia.none - spiral slide rule
4
1950
200
Aleksandrov [1950]
ALRO1010 Commercial
6
c1940
150
Schuitema [1993]
ALRO1010 Commercial - desk model
6
c1940
200
van Herwijnen [2003]
AppoullotLogz T2
3
c1925
60
Chamberlain [1995]
AppoullotLogz T3
3
c1925
79
Lovett [2003]
AppoullotLogz T4
3
c1925
140
Chamberlain collection & Appoulllot [1931]
Brown, Johnnone - spiral slide rule
10
c1660
?
Hopp[1999]
Brown, Johnnone - spiral slide rule
20
c1660
?
Hopp[1999]
Brown, Johnnone - spiral slide rule
5
c1660
213
Science Museum (1)
Brown, Thomasnone - spiral slide rule
5
1631
?
Hopp[1999]
Computer Manufacturing Co.Ross Precision Computer (Type I)
25
c1914
914
Chamberlain collection & Ross [1916 & no date]
Computer Manufacturing Co.Ross Precision Computer (Type II)
25
c1920
914
Chamberlain collection & Ross [1916 & no date]
ConciseM.V. Douglas
10
1960's
152
O'Leary [pers. Comm.]
CourvoisierCercle a Calculs
20
c1944
800
Chamberlain collection & Courvoisier [1946]
DixonCombined Spiral Multi-Index Slide Rule
10
1882
421
Science Museum (3)
Facininone - spiral
4
c1714
122
JOS [1999]
Fearnley, J. B.Universal Calculator
2 @10
c1900
c993 & c409
Fearnley [1881]
GilsonAtlas - Type I (square)
30
1920's
1400
Lovett [200r30]
GilsonAtlas - Type II
30
c1930s
1186
Lovett [2002]
GilsonAtlas - Type III
25
1940's
1067
Lovett [2002]
GreierMono-Skala spiral slide rule
50
c1931
3200
Robbrecht [2013]
Holland, JohannesCirculi Proportionum Logarithicj
10
1650
c560
Whipple Museum
Hullet, JohannesCirculariter sed Vitato Circuito (spiral slide rule)
10
1635
380
British Museum collection [Hullet]
Kupchinov, I.I.none - spiral slide rule
10
c.1906
780
Kupchinov [1935]
LillyLilly's Improved Slide Rule
10
c1912
457
Mollan [pers. Comm.]
Logomat2300
2
c1970s
40
Lovett [2006]
Logomat3307
2
c1970s
20
van Herwijnen [2002]
Logomat1300/1301
2
c1970s
38
van Herwijnen [2002]
Logomat816 (V & G)
3
c1970s
110
Schuitema [1995]
LogomatMini-2000
3
c1970s
60
van Herwijnen [2002]
LogomatPfiffikus 1703
2
c1970s
24
van Herwijnen [2002]
LogomatPfiffikus Passavant 2001
3
c1970s
34
van Herwijnen [2002]
Londresnone - spiral slide rule
?
1878
1270
Molk & Meyer (1906), p. 421
Milburn, Williamnone - spiral slide rule
?
c1650
?
Cajori [1910a]
Nicholsonnone - spiral slide rule
10
c1787
1250
Cajori [1910a]
Oughtred, William G.none - spiral slide rule
?
1627
?
Cajori [1910a]
SchuermannCalculating Instrument
?
c1896
?
Pickworth [1910]
Steinhauser, Anone - spiral slide rule
?
1893
?
Rudowski [2013]
Sutton, Henrynone - spiral slide rule
2
c1652
c170
National Maritime Museum
Sutton, Henrynone - spiral slide rule
5
1663
c280
Science Museum (2)only 1 known example
 

Table VIII Long Scale Cylindrical Slide Rules with helical windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
BoucherHelice a Calcul
?
1857
?
Molk & Meyer[1906]
Browne, C.O.Fuller-Browne Calculator #FC 46
50
c1960s
1049
Hopp [2000]
Browne, C.O.Fuller-Browne Calculator (Austrialia)
20
c1960s
419
Hopp [2000]
Browne, C.O.Prototype #1 & #2
10
c1960s
508
Sandie [2013]
CarbicFischer helical calculator
20
1956
140
FIischer [1956]
CarbicOtis King Model "K" (w/ log scale)
20
1920's to 1970's
168
Hopp [1995]
CarbicOtis King Model "L"
20
1920's to 1970's
168
Hopp [1995]
DarwinSpiral slide rule
?
c1875
?
Cajori [1910a]
Everett, J.D.Cylindrical slide rule
10
1866
203
Rudowski [2013]
Fischer, RafaelCylindrical Slide Rule
10
c1957
79
Barns [pers. comm.]
LaFayHelice a Calcul #1
20
1931
85
Chamberlain Collection
LaFayHelice a Calcul #2
50
1931
250
Chamberlain Collection
LaFayHelice a Calcul #2bis
25
1931
125
LaFay 3 references]
LeibnizCalculating Cylinder
25
1712
800
Rudowski (2007b)
POST Ritow1475 Cylindrical (12 inch)
60
1925 to 1930
1500
Ross & Hume [2000]
Schukarev, AleksandrCylindrical slide rule
80
c1910
1000
Leipl [2013]
StanleyBarnard's Coordinate Calculator
10
c1925
250
Hopp [2000]
StanleyFuller Model 1
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Lovett [2003]
StanleyFuller Model 2A (w/ sine scales)
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Hopp[1999]
StanleyFuller Model 2B (w/ log & sine scales)
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Lovett [2001]
StanleyFuller Model 3 - Bakewell Stadia
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Hopp[1999]
Stanley'Midget' (200")
?
c1879
508
Feely & Schure [22]
StanleyMidget Fuller
50
?
200
Rudowski (2006b)
Steward, J.H.R.H. Smith Calculator - Type I
25
c1899 - 1910
102
Weinstock [1997]
Steward, J.H.R.H. Smith Calculator - Type II
20
c1906 - 1915
127
Pickworth [1910]
Tienstra, Jacob MennoCylindrical slide rule
60
c.WWII
1000
Ch. J. A. Hakkart [2014]
UnknownMini-Fuller (250")
50
?
635
Rudowski [2006b]
UnknownThe Engine Cylindrical Slide Rule
?
c1960s
1372 ?
Wilson [1990]
Unknownnone - cylindrical slide rule with spiral scale
60
c1960s
c480
eBay sale [2009a]
WieglebCylinder machine for Calculation (Rudowski model)
8 (4 log cycles)
1801
c.390
Rudowski [2006b]
WrightArithometer
20
1869
1900
Kidwell [1998]
WrightArithometer
10
1869
?
Kidwell [1998]
 

Table IX Long Scale Cylindrical Slide Rules with linear windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
BilleterCylindrical slide rule 4m
20
started in 1888
400
Chamberlain collection
BilleterCylindrical slide rule 8m
40
started in 1888
800
Chamberlain collection
BilleterCylindrical slide rule 16m
80
started in 1888
1600
Joss [2001]
BilleterNational Rechenwalze 10m
40
started in 1888
1000
Joss [2001]
BilleterNational Rechenwalze 16m
40
started in 1888
1600
Chamberlain Collection
BilleterNational Rechenwalze 20m
80
started in 1888
2000
Chamberlain Collection
BilleterRechenwalze W1
16
started in 1888
100
eBay [2014]
BilleterCylindrical slide rule - 2m
16
started in 1888
200
Joss [2001]
Daemen-SchmidRW Cylindrical 24m
80
started in 1896
2400
Joss [2001]
Daemen-SchmidUniversal Rechenwalz 10m
50
c.1894
1000
Joss [2001]
Daemen-SchmidUniversal Rechenwalze 12m
50
1896 to 1903
1200
Joss [2001]
Dennert & PapeDrehrechner
100
1948
1000
Dennert & Pape [1948]
Everett, J.D.Cylindrical slide rule (conceptual model only)
?
1860s
?
Cajori [1910a]
FrenchCylindrical Slide Rule
10
?
150
Chamberlain collection; no references known
Germannone - cylindrical slide rule
20
?
100
eBay offering [2009b]
Giken, MutoKooler Calculator
50
1960's
491
Shepherd [2001]
Keber, Max (Walzheim)Grosser Rechenwalze
20
1960s?
200
Chamberlain collection; no references known
Keuffel & EsserThacher's Calculating Instrument
40
1900 to 1900
914
Feely & Schure [1995]
LOGARW Cylindrical 1m
20
1903 to 1935
100
Joss [pers. Comm.]
LOGARW Cylindrical 1.2m
40
1903 to 1935
120
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 2m
20
1903 to 1935
200
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 2.4m
20
1903 to 1935
240
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 7.5m
40
1903 to 1935
750
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 10m
50
1903 to 1935
1000
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 15m
60
1903 to 1935
1500
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 24m
80
1903 to 1935
2400
Joss [2001]
MannheimRegle a Calcul Cylindrique (metal)
10
1873
125
Hopp[1999]
MannheimRegle a Calcul Cylindrique (wooden)
10
1871
125
Hopp[1999]
Mannheim (by Tavernier-Gravet)Rgle Calcul Cylindrique
10
1854
100
Rous [1867]
NationalCylindrical slide rule 10m
50
started in 1916
1000
Joss [2001]
NationalCylindrical slide rule 16m
80
started in 1916
1600
Joss [2001]
NationalCylindrical slide rule 20m
80
started in 1916
2000
Chamberlain Collection; unreported model
NationalCylindrical slide rule 8m
40
started in 1916
800
Joss [2001]
NestlerCylindrical Calculator No. 44
16
1922-1960
160
Nestler [1938]
NestlerCylindrical Calculator No. 44a
30
1925-1960
375
Chamberlain Collection
NestlerCylindrical Calculator No. 45
50
1922-1960
1250
Hopp [1999]
NumaCylindrical slide rule 14.4m
50
?
1440
Joss [2001]
Podtiagin, MikhailCylindrical slide rule
10
c.1930
106
Leipala [2013]
ReissCylindrical
?
c1950s ?
?
Hopp [1999]
REWACylindrical slide rule 10m
50
c.1930s
1000
Chamberlain collection; unknown maker
REWACylindrical slide rule 3m
20
?
300
Brecker [2008]
Schmidt, ThacherAutomatic Lightening Calculator
40
1942
914
Meeker [web site]
Schneider, Edmund - MunichReciloga 2m
15
?
200
Joss [2001]
StanleyThacher's Calculating Instrument
40
1883 to 1900
914
Feely & Schure [1995]
TroegerNo.3 Rechenwalzen
64
patented 1915
735
Troeger [no date]
TroegerNo.4 Rechenwalzen (5 Bavarian feet )
20
patented 1915
147
Joss [2001]
UnknownCylindrical slide rule - 4.15m
20
?
415
Kugel [2003]
UnknownCylindrical slide rule - 1.6m
16
?
160
Joss [2001]
 

Table X Long Scale Rim, Band or Tape Slide Rules
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Cylindrical with Rim Scales
BeyerlenDas Rechenrad
2
1886
95.6
Reinhertz & Steppes [1903b]
DelamainGreat Cylinder - 1yd (100 or more rings)
50/set; 2 sets
c1632
c144m
Cajori [1910b]
HoyauBoites a calculer (circular on disk rim)
1
c1816
2500
Cajori [1910a]
Smith-DavisPiecework Balance Calculator
2 wheel rims
1906
335
Page's [1917]
Smith-DavisPremium Calculator
2 wheel rims
1906
137
Page's [1917]
StanleyWythe's Complex Number
4
1960
?
Atzbach Collection
UnknownRim slide rule
2
c1950s
c90
eBay offering [2011]
Tape and Band Slide Rules
Beauchamp Towertwo 12.5 ft long tapes
2
1885
762
Boys [1885]
DarwinMetalic Tapes
?
1875
?
Cajori [1910a]
Dennert & PapeSystem Bygrave
?
1930s
366
Savosky [145]
HughesBygrave
?
1922
366
Barnes [85]
Masera, SilvioRechenstab mit Endlosband
?
1902 patent
?
Joss [1998]
Multornone
2
1950s ?
244
Rudowski [2006a]
Paisley (band slide rule)Calculator Model A (Aluminum & Bakelite versions)
2
c1939
50.8
Tarantolo Collection [1997]
ScheffeltVisier-Rollen
2
1702
90
Rudowski [2006a]
UnknownStibitz Film Slide Rule
3 to 10
c1943
c200-670m
Von Jezierski & Rance [2012]
WichmannRechen-Bandmass
2
c1939
70
Hopp [1999]
 

Table XI World Record Slide Rules
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Alvirne High Schoolnone - 320'
1-segment
1979
97.8m
Bashir State University, UfaPhysics and Mathematics faculty
1-building
1972
?
Rance [2012]
Daemen-SchmidRW Cylindrical 24m
80-rev spiral
started in 1896
24m
Joss [33]
GilsonAtlas - Type I (square)
30-rev. spiral
1920's
14m
Aldinger & Chamberlain [1]
Hoyer, DaveEximius Diu 6"
135-rev. spiral
2012
318m
http://www.encoreconsulting.com.au/sr/eximiusdiu.html
Roanoke-Benson High School20' long, 110-lbs
1-segment
1973-74
6.1m
Smith-DavisPiecework Balance Calculator - 11' long scale
1- rev. circle
1905
3.35m
Google "Calculating History"
Solberg, Skip / Francis, Jaynone - 350' 6.6"
1-segment
2001
106.8m
Springfield Jr. High Schoolnone - 59' 1.25"
1-segment
1978
18m
Univ. Ill. Lawnone - 323' 9.5"
1-segment
1983
98.7m