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Re: Old Stock Quotation Things?

Mark Roberts (
Mon, 25 Oct 2004 03:54:33 -0000

AES/newspost <> had written:

> Surely brings to mind the big noisy rotating "card flip-over"
> mechanical displays that used to display arriving and departing
> flights in major airports -- maybe still do in some cases.

They are still in use at railway-station platforms on the Dutch
national railways.

I don't believe these were "Solari boards" which functioned on a
similar principle and were often used on TV game shows to keep score.

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