Maybe interesting toy in junk shop...

Fred Cisin cisin at
Sat Jul 2 23:09:12 CDT 2016

On Sat, 2 Jul 2016, Bill Sudbrink wrote:
> No, I don't think so.  I'm pretty sure that the paper
> tape on this thing is for output, probably printed or
> marked in some way because the paper seemed too flimsy
> to hold a readable punch pattern.  But now I'm pretty
> determined to go back tomorrow and see if I can get
> some more info.  I didn't look at the bottom of it, maybe
> there's a label.

Let's hope so.

If the 4-prong telephone jack is not being used for an actual telephone, . 
. .
howzbout a telegraph recorder?

1/4" wide doesn't allow for much sideways, other than ON/OFF, unless there 
is a print head of some sort inside, then it could even be a TTY

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