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"House of Fraser" is a British department store chain using the stag's head logo.

These early models of House of Fraser calculator were made by Rockwell.  Some were actually manufactured in Britain at the Portsmouth factory which Rockwell acquired after its takeover of Sumlock Anita in 1973[1].

Known early House of Fraser models  :-

All of these are based on similarly numbered Rockwell models (with F or HF replacing the R in the Rockwell model number).

House of Fraser 8F

House of Fraser 8F

House of Fraser 8F

9v (PP3 battery).

Display is 8 digits, red LED.

4 function, %.

73 x 148 x 23 mm (2.9" x 5.8" x 0.9").

"Manufactured for House of Fraser by Rockwell International
Assembled in the United Kingdom."

Circuit board and keyboard identical to those of the Rockwell 8R, but with a more stylish casing.
This model looks similar to the Sears Model 801.58190, except for the colour and markings.

House of Fraser 14HF

House of Fraser 14HF

4.5v (3x AA).

Display is 8 digits, green VFD.

4 function, %.

76 x 155 x 27 mm (2.9" x 5.8" x 0.9").

"Rockwell International. Made for House of Fraser."

Made in Japan.

This is a Rockwell 14RD.

House of Fraser 18F

House of Fraser 18F

9v (PP3 battery).

Display is 8 digits, red LED.

4 function, %, memory.

73 x 148 x 23 mm (2.9" x 5.8" x 0.9").

"Manufactured for House of Fraser by Rockwell International
Assembled in the United Kingdom."

This is similar to the Rockwell 18R, but with a more stylish casing.

House of Fraser 24HF

House of Fraser 24HF

House of Fraser 24HF

6v (4x AA batteries).

Display is 8-digits green vacuum fluorescent.

76 x 153 x 23 mm (3.0x6.0x0.9").

Made for House of Fraser.
Made in Japan.

A re-badged Rockwell 24RD.

House of Fraser 30F

House of Fraser 30F

House of Fraser 30F

9v (PP3 battery).

Display is 8 digits, red LED.

4 function, %, memory, square root, reciprocal.

73 x 148 x 23 mm (2.9" x 5.8" x 0.9").

"Manufactured for House of Fraser by Rockwell International
Assembled in the United Kingdom."

This is similar to the Rockwell 30R, but with a more stylish casing.

House of Fraser 44HF

House of Fraser 64HF

House of Fraser 44HF

6v (4x AA batteries).

Display is green vacuum fluorescent.

Scientific functions.

77 x 154 x 26 mm (3.0x6.1x1.0").

Rockwell International,
Microelectronics Product Division,
Anaheim, CA.
Made for House of Fraser.
Made in Japan.

A re-badged Rockwell 44RD.

House of Fraser 64HF

House of Fraser 64HF

House of Fraser 64HF

6v (4x AA batteries).

Display is scientific, 8-digit mantissa & 2 digit exponent, green vacuum fluorescent.

87 x 154 x 36 mm (3.4x6.1x1.4").

Rockwell International,
Microelectronics Product Division,
Anaheim, CA.
Made for House of Fraser.
Made in Japan.

A re-badged Rockwell 64RD.

Reference:

  1. http://anita-calculators.info/html/the_rockwell_connection.html

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