Slide Rules: Selected Items - Easy Ordering

Vintage Instruments offers the largest variety of slide rules for sale anywhere. The complete listing can be seen in the Total Catalog.

This Selected Slide Rules section offers a very nice selection of mainly new slide rules of many types, with easy ordering. This section is particularly useful for anyone looking for a gift or for special deals. Please look though the several pages of slide rules to see the wide variety of rules and prices offered. And if you need a large number of a particular slide rule, please use the Questions and Wants button at the top of this page to request special pricing.



Pickett N3p-ES or T

The Pickett N3p, aluminum pocket rule is available in yellow (ES) and white (T) versions. This is the big brother of the famous Pickett N600, the rule that Buzz Aldrin took to the moon. It is a powerful pocket rule at a bargain price. The outer box may have some slight storage soiling.

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$175.00



Hemmi P262, Beautiful, Later, New in Box, Log-Log Rule, with Case and Manual

The Hemmi P262 is a beautiful, later, log-log rule made of extremely durable, white and blue, heavy plastic. Modern design. Complete with outer box, two-piece, plastic slide case and original 44 page manual. The R1 and R2 scales on this rule like those on the Versalog rule that Hemmi made in bamboo for Post.

Scales: K, A, R1, R2 [T2, T1, ST, S, C] D, L, LL00, LL0
LL01, LL02, LL03, DF [CF, CIF, CI, C] D, LL3, LL2, LL1

Hemmi was well known for their fine bamboo rules. But these very high quality, plastic rules are unfamiliar to many people. The rules are of truly excellent quality, with a modern flair. They are a fine bargain.

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$175.00



Pickett 500 Hi-Log, 10 Inch Rule, New in Box with Leather Case and Manual

Probably the most most popular Pickett slide rule of its day, the 500 Hi-Log Speed Rule displays a robust set of advanced scales on a standard, slim aluminum body. This set, new in box with case and manual, is excellent for all but the most specialized uses. The rule, case and manual are in fine, new condition. The outer boxes may show a bit of shelf wear or retail markings. Great for personal use or as a gift.

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$175.00



K+E Log Log Duplex Decitrig
Original Model No. 4081-3, Later Model No. 68 1215
New in Box with Case and Manual

The most famous K+E slide rule, the one most used by U.S. engineers in the middle 1900's. Most U.S. airplanes and space craft of the period were designed using this rule.

Scales: LL02, LL03, DF [CF, CIF, CI, C] D, LL3, LL2
LL01, L, K, A [B, T, SRT, S] D, DI, LL1

This new-in-box rule has white laminate on mahogany and comes with an orange leather case, 126 page manual, and How to Take Care of Your Slide Rule booklet.

The packaging and some of the paper work, though new, may have some soiling from storage, but the rule and case are fine. However, if you don't need the box, you may order just the rule, case, and manual and get a refund of $25. Just mention that in your order and I will include a $25 refund with your shipment.

Also available are a number of used, but very useable, 4081-3 rules as well as both new and used versions of the vector model, 4083-3. If you are interested in these, please send a note, using the Questions and Wants button at the top of the screen. Also avaiable are some nice examples the pocket version of this rule, the 4181-1, and manuals for all three of these rules.

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$225.00



Post Versalog 1460: Also 1461 Pocket Version

The Post Versalog 1460 was one of the most popular slide rules among eningeers and engineering students in the U.S. for many years. The maroon cased rule was often seen hanging from college students' belts. The rule came in basically two versions, one with an ST scale (Versalog) and a later one with an SRT scale (Versalog II) in its place. The scales of the ST version are shown below.

Both new and used, but very useable, Post Versalogs and Versalog II's are available, as are some new-in-box.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, USE THE QUESTIONS AND WANTS BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN.

Pocket version of the rule, the 1461, are also available, as are hard cover Versalog manuals. If you are interested, please ask.

Scales: LL0, LL/0, K, DF [CF, CIF, CI, C] D, R1, R2, L
LL/1, LL/2, LL/3 [T/T, Sec T/ST, Cos/S, C] D, LL3, LL2, LL1

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K+E Jet-Log 68 1251 Set, New in Box

This is the same rule as the well-known K+E Log Log Duplex Decitrig, with a plastic body. It is a very nice rule. The box and internal packing materials may show slight signs of storage soiling and wear, but the contents are fine. A fine rule at a very nice price.

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$150.00



Wooden Display or Presentation Case for a Slide Rule

Many people have asked about a dispaly or presentation case for a slide rule. This very nice, wood case with a glass top/front and lockable brass catches is being offered as a sevice item to slide rule purchasers.

This case, which measures 18 x 6 x 2 inches, has a rigid foam insert. The slide rule can rest on top of this insert, and the case will close nicely, as in the pictures. Or the buyer may cut the insert so that the rule fits into it snugly. Also, the buyer can add some picture hangers to the bottom/back of the case to use it as a wall display.

Smaller and larger cases are also available. Please ask using the QUESTIONS AND WANTS button at the top of this page.

THESE CASES ARE A SPECIAL SERVICE ITEM AND ARE AVAILABLE ONLY ALONG WITH THE PURCHASE OF AN APPROPRIATE SLIDE RULE.

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$40.00



K+E Deci-Lon, Model 68 1130, Pocket Slide Rule, New in Box

K+E's last, great slide rule, the Deci-Lon was presented, in the 1960's, as: The engineering-science slide rule, expanded capacity, greater consistency and logic. A more sophisticated insturment for today's advanced mathematical and engineering problems. This rule was made in the K+E Salisbury plastics plant, as were many of the other later K+E rules.

The new-in-box set includes the 5 inch Deci-Lon rule, an orange leather case, and some smaller papers. The box and some of the paper contents may show some aging from long storage, but the rule and case are fine. The exact type of orange leather case varies. Scales: Ln-3, Ln-2, Ln-1, Ln-0, A [B, T, SRT, S, C] D, DI, K, and, on the other side, Sq1, Sq2, DF [CF, CIF, L, CI, C] D, Ln0, Ln1, Ln2, Ln3.

ALSO AVAILABLE ARE SOME VERY NICE, SLIGHTLY-USED, 10 INCH VERSIONS OF THIS RULE, THE 68 1100. PLEASE USE THE "QUESTIONS AND WANTS" BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

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$225.00



K+E 4181-1, 5 Inch Rule, New in Box

This was the final version of the very popular, K+E 4081-1 (marked 68 1261), 5 inch rule, new in box with leather, pocket-clip case. Scales: LL01, L, K, A [B, T, SRT, S] D, DI, LL1 and, on the other side, LL02, LL03, DF [CF, CIF, CI, C] D, LL3, LL2. White plastic. Orange/tan leather case -- types vary. New in presentation box. Some very slight storage soiling on the box, but everything is new.

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$175.00



Faber-Castell 2/83N, The Ultimate Slide Rule

This is the rule that many people have called the Ultimate Slide Rule. A few of these rules, new in case, are available here. Please use the Questions and Wants button at the top of this page for further information.

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