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Badge - Apple Newton Message Pad, 1993 Object Reg. No: HT 13546

Summary:
Promotional badge for the Newton message pad . The Newton was introduced in 1993.

Apple made great use of promotional devices such as badges, posters and stickers. The release of the Newton was widely anticipated by the general public because it was a new type of computing device (Personal Digital Assistant) and Apple was keen to increase the hype surrounding the product.

This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.
Description:
A rectangular steel badge with enamel finish.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Robert Charlton - internet Macintosh user group (iMug), 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 78 mm (Height), 3 mm (Width), 52 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: badges, computers, personal digital assistants pdas, promotional materials
Themes this item is part of: The significance of the Apple Newton badges, Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Newton logo.
Newton [the word]
Apple logo
Manufacturer: Apple Computer Inc, Cupertino, California, United States of America, 1993

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