ANITA Hand-held Calculators
ANITA 851 & ADLER 85

Anita 851


Display is 8 digits, red LED.

4 functions, metric conversion.

4.5v (3x AA batteries).

69 mm x 118 mm x 24 mm (2.8" x 4.7" x 1").

Sumlock Comptometer Ltd., England

Case stamped with the date code 8 75

The rear aluminium cover slides up to replace the batteries.

Adler 85

ADLER 85 (Type EC17)

Version of ANITA 851 labelled for sale by Triumph-Adler.
This example obtained from U.S.A.

Made in England

Case stamped the with date code 1 75

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