FS : IBM Magnetic cards for IBM selectric "compocarte" (?)

Paul Berger phb.hfx at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 14:54:54 CST 2020

On 2020-01-03 12:46 p.m., Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 1/3/20 1:46 AM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote:
>> A guy, in Europ, sells a box of IBM magnetic cards, used on IBM
>> "Compcarte" ( sorry, french "name" )
> The English-language name was "Composer".  This was preceded by the very
> similar-looking MT/ST, which used a small magnetic tape cartridge in an
> external unit that looked very much like the card reader on the Composer.
> --Chuck
The composer was a special version of selectric that did proportional 
spacing, often used for producing copy for printing. The original 
composer was all mechanical including the variable spacing later ones 
where electronic.


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