HP 200B Serial Number 187

Just for fun, here are some on-line copies of vintage HP price lists... these also help to date the first introduction of new products, especially in the early days, when catalogs were not published annually. By the mid '50s, prices were included in the main catalogs.

   


Early Hewlett-Packard Price Lists ...

 

Date Notes
1941-Ver-A [1 Page] The earliest of three price lists marked "Prices effective Sept 1, 1941". This version lists 12 models, and uses the 481 Page Mill Road address (the second HP location or "Tinkerbell" garage, behind the Poly and Jake Gift shop, circa 1942). Copy courtesy of the Agilent Archives
1941-Ver-B [1 Page] Another of three early price lists marked "Prices effective Sept 1, 1941". This version lists 16 models, and uses the 395 Page Mill Road address ("Redwood Building", 1943)
1941-Ver-C [2 Pages] The latest of three early price lists marked "Prices effective Sept 1, 1941". This version lists 29 models, and lists six sales reps (circa 1944). Copy courtesy of the Agilent Archives
1946-11 [2 pages] Marked as printed in 1946-11, titled "Prices effective Jan 1 1947", six sales reps noted
1948, March [4 pages]
1948, Aug [4 pages]
1950 [4 pages]
1957, March [1 Page]
1958, March [1 Page]

Early Hewlett-Packard Advertising ...

 

Date Notes
1958-March IRE Show Poster 34x22 inches (front)
1958-March IRE Show Poster 34x22 inches (back)
1958 WESCON Show poster 17x22 inches