If you came of age at a certain period of the Dark Ages (before ATM’s and remote controlled garage door openers) and were of a mathematic bent, you were thrilled with your first slide rule. As was I.
Likely this wooden job was my fathers, otherwise I wouldn’t have known about them. After cutting my logarithms on this venerable Dietzgen, I qualified for a (then) state-of-the-art Pickett.
They had long been calling for their righteous place amid the Impermanent Collection.
And so a display case was put into being.
Naturally, such a case can be made for your vintage 1980’s HP.
Or even your terribly antique cell phone(s) from 2004-7.