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Early Friden 132 Advertisement, August 1965

This is an early two-page advertisement for the Friden 132 calculator, leveraging the fame of the inventor of the transistor, Dr. William Shockley. This is one of the earliest advertisements for the 132, published in the August, 1965 edition of Friden News magazine. The Friden 132 was introduced internal to Friden in early April of '65, and didn't become publically announced until early summer.