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 YEAR: March 12, 1931
 ITEM: Manual/User's Guide
 PUBLISHER: United States Navy Gun Factory
RARITY: Exceedingly Rare   Click here for further information on our rarity scale Information on the rarity of this item is unknown.

Fire Control Equipment: Range Keeper Mark VII


This is the "user's manual" for the Range Keeper Mark VII, one of the Navy's early computers. Officially, it is designated as "NAVORD - O.D. No. 2114" and is entitled, "FIRE CONTROL EQUIPMENT -- RANGE KEEPER, MARK VII AND MARK VII, MODS. 1 AND 2". The document was originally prepared by the Ford Instrument Company on March 12, 1931. This particular edition is dated January 10, 1933 and it looks like revisions were made July 7, 1934.

We were extraordinarily lucky to find this manual to go with our Mark VII computer. We have scanned parts of it for research purposes. See the PDF files below and selected pics in the Image Section. If you are interested in parts we have not scanned, contact us.

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