Essential Historical Materials for Science and Technology
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Essential Historical Materials for Science and Technology

As of September 6, 2016

Registration in fiscal year 2016
  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
210
Yagi-Uda Antenna
- The World’s First VHF Antenna -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1930
Number
211
“Top”, Laundry detergent with enzyme
- The First Enzymatic Detergent to be Fully Accepted on the Market -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Sumida-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1982
    (complete original contents)
Number
212
ALLEGRETTO PDR-2
- The World’s First Digital Camera with a CMOS Sensor -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1997
Number
213
Hand-operated roll mill
- The First Production of Western-Style Paint in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Osaka, Osaka
  • In around 1884
Number
214
Higashida blast furnace I
- The Beginnings and Advancement of Integrated Iron and Steel Works in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kitakyushu,
    Fukuoka
  • 1962
    (the year where the tenth refurbishment took place)
Number
215
Dead-Weight Pressure Gauge
- Pressure Tester that Contributed to the Development and Standardization of Domestically-Produced Pressure Gauges -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ueda,
    Nagano
  • 1924
Number
216
[ Items Related to Japan’s First Synthetic Indigo Dye ]
(1) Indigo barrel
(2) Indigo canister
- Synthetic Dye Industrialized Using Independent Technology -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Mobara,
    Chiba
  • (1)1933
    (2)1935-1941
Number
217
single cylinder gas burning test engine - Starting Development on Gas Engines Leading Up to the Present Day -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tamano,
    Okayama
  • 2002
Number
218
Ultra-small compact casette tape recorder TC-50 - The Small-Scale Tape Recorder that Pioneered Small-Scale, Lightweight Technology -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1968
Number
219
Disc Recording Machine
- Achieving the Best Analog Recording Quality in the World -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1943
Number
220
DIGITAL LAB SYSTEM FRONTIER
(SCANNER & IMAGE PROCESSOR SP-1000, LASER PRINTER LP-1000)
- The World’s First Digital Minilab Color Print System -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minamiashigara,
    Kanagawa
  • 1996
Number
221
PC-9801
- Japan’s Most Popular 16-bit Computer -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1982
Number
222
PC-100
- Early Standard-Feature Mouse and GUI -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1983
Number
223
Hydraulic Excavator (Yumbo) Y-35
- The First Domestically-Produced Hydraulic Excavator -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Akashi,
    Hyogo
  • In around 1961
Number
224
D60 Digital Switching System
- Japan’s First Commercial Digital Electronic Exchange -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Musashino,
    Tokyo
  • 1981
Number
225
Coal Tar Pitch based Carbon Fiber DIALEAD
- The World’s First Successful Mass Production -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Sakaide,
    Kagawa
  • 1999

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Registration in fiscal year 2015
  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
185
Entertainment Robot "AIBO" ERS-110
― The First Entertainment Robot Commercialized and Marketed for Home Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1999
Number
186
Bottled Drink Vending Machine
― Vending Machines that Proliferated with the Popularization of Soft Drinks ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Daito,
    Osaka
  • 1968
Number
187
Coal-Dust Diesel Engine
― Evidence of the Diversity of Japanese Diesel Engine Research ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Yaizu City,
    Shizuoka
  • 1939
Number
188
Color Standards (Color Samples) for Naval Aircraft Paint
― Color Samples for Japanese Naval Aircraft ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kita-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1942
Number
189
Simple Open Cycle Single Shaft Gas-turbine
― Contributed to the Popularization of Emergency Gas Turbines ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Amagasaki,
    Hyogo
  • 1984
Number
190
Shoulder style Tape Recorder PT-1
― Japan's First Over-the-Shoulder Tape Recorder ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1951
Number
191
Portable Stereo Compact Cassette Tape Recorder "Densuke" TC-2850SD
― The Recorder that Sparked the Live Recording Boom ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1973
Number
192
The world's first PCM processor for consumer PCM-1
― The World's First PCM Processor for Consumer Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1977
Number
193
FUJICOLOR F-II400
― The World's First High-Speed (ASA400) Color Negative Film ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1976
Number
194
Symphony Label Nagauta “Kuramayama” Record
― The First SP Record Produced in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kanazawa,
    Ishikawa
  • 1909
Number
195
[ Domestically-Produced Gramophone ]
(1)Nipponophone No. 35
(2)Eufon No. 1 with built-in horn
― Japan's first domestically-produced gramophone ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kanazawa,
    Ishikawa
  • (1)1910
    (2)1911
Number
196
Table-top Filmon Sound Belt/Disc Playback Machine: Unique Japanese Audio
― Recording Technology Buried in History ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kanazawa,
    Ishikawa
  • 1937
Number
197
Cutterhead for Lacquer Disc (Model No.: TYPE C-28-G )
― Japan's First Monaural LP Cutting Deck ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1953
Number
198
[ Digital Recording System and produced LP Records ]
(1)The first commercial PCM Digital Recording LP Records (Record No.: NCB-7003/NCC-8004-N)
(2)PCM Digital Recorder for Record Mastering (Model No.: DENON DN-023R)
(3)LP Record produced by the PCM digital recordings (Record No.: NCC-8501-N)
― The World's First Recording Digitization ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • (1)Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
    (2)Ota-ku,
    Tokyo
    (3)Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • (1)1971
    (2)1972
    (3)1972
Number
199
Transportable PCM Recording system (Model No.: DN-034R)
― Contribution to the Popularization of Digital Recording ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ota-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1978
Number
200
Studio Recording Microphone, Sound Field Type / Sound Pressure Type (Model No.: B & K Type 4006)
― Contribution to the Popularization of Digital Recording ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1979
Number
201
PR-7820
― The World's First Industrial Use Laser Disc (LD) Player ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki,
    Kanagawa
  • 1979
Number
202
LD-7000
― The World's First Laser Disc (LD) Player Using a Semiconductor Laser ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki,
    Kanagawa
  • 1983
Number
203
CLD-9000
―The World's First Laser Disc (LD) and Compact Disc (CD) Compatible Player -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki,
    Kanagawa
  • 1984
Number
204
Personal computer MZ-80K
― Early Domestically-Produced 8-Bit Personal Computers ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri,
    Nara
  • 1978
Number
205
Personal Computer PC-8001
― Early Domestically-Produced 8-Bit Personal Computers ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1979
Number
206
BASIC MASTER MB-6890
― Early Domestically-Produced 8-Bit Personal Computers ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hadano,
    Kanagawa
  • 1980
Number
207
Resources Related to Industrial Production of Ion Exchange Resin
― Japan's First Resources Related to Ion Exchange Resin ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kyoto City,
    Kyoto
  • 1939-1946
Number
208
TAKA-DIASTASE
― Japanese Digestive Enzymes, the Digestive Medicine Favored by Sōseki Natsume ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1909
Number
209
The experiments notes and monthly reports of the discovery of Statin and the Statin capsules
― The Savior of Patients with Lifestyle-related Diseases around the World ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Koganei,
    Tokyo
  • 1971~1976,1978

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Registration in fiscal year 2014
  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
136
NEAC-1210
― The Parametron Computer, Trailblazer in the Field of “Office Computers”―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Fuchu City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1966
Number
137
21-inch color television (CV-2101)
― Japan's Early Mass-Produced Color Television ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara
  • 1960
Number
138
The First Hitachi 21"Color Television (CT150)
― Japan's Early Mass-Produced Color Television ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minokamo City, Gifu
  • 1960
Number
139
Electronic Organizer <PA-7000>
- The First Electronic Organizer Capable of Displaying Kanji ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara
  • 1987
Number
140
Casio AL-1 Relay Calculator with a Program Function
― Relay Calculator with a Program Function ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
  • 1962
Number
141
VHF Police Radio Unit PR-1
― The First Domestically-Produced FM VHF Mobile Wireless Equipment ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1950
Number
142
Radio pager transmitting equipment (Transmitter TC-11, Transmitter TC-15, Encoder CE-15)
― Infrastructure to Support the Connect-Anywhere “Pocket Bell” Pager ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Musashino City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1968-1995
Number
143
508.6 MHz, 1.2 MW CW KLYSTRON (E3732, T62)
― World’s Most Stable and Highest-Power Continuous Wave Klystron ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tsukuba City, Ibaraki
  • 2002
Number
144
Traveling Wave Tube for broadcasting(1W50/M44803)
― The Electron Tube that Brought Television Transmission to Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Otawara-Shi, Tochigi
  • 1964
Number
145
MAVICA (Prototype)
― The World’s First Electronic Still Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1981
Number
146
MW-171 Gas Turbine (MW-171G)
― The First Commercial-Use Gas Turbine ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Takasago City, Hyogo
  • 1963
Number
147
WIRE-WOUND CHIP INDUCTORS LE SERIES M TYPE
― The World’s First Wire-Wound Chip Coil -―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Takasaki City, Gunma
  • 1980-1986
Number
148
Leadless Wound Chip Inductors (TDK Magnetic Shielded type Chip Inductors FCL 354531 type)
― The World’s First Wire-Wound Chip Coil ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Nikaho City,
    Akita
  • 1982-1993
Number
149
SW-53 pulsator-type Electric Washing Machine
― Japan’s First pulsator-type Electric Washing Machine ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Daito City,
    Osaka
  • 1953
Number
150
Color Gastric Photography Lamp
― The World’s First Color Gastrocamera Light Bulb ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Arakawa City,
  • Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1954
Number
151
Sonic Sheet Tester “ SST ”(SST-110)
― Japanese Original Paper Sensing Technology ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chuo City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1984
Number
152
Type G tape recorder
― Japan’s First Tape Recorder ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1950
Number
153
FUJICOLOR QUICK SNAP
- The World’s First One-Time-Use Recyclable Camera -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato City,
  • Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1986
Number
154
Structural Prepreg for Aircraft
- Light, Strong Composite Material -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa
  • 1978-1979
Number
155
Solid-State Video Camera (VK-C1000)
― The World’s First Solid-State Image Sensor Video Camera for Home Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Mito City,
    Ibaraki
  • 1981
Number
156
Single Tube Video Camera (IK-12)
― The World’s First Single-Tube Color Video Camera for Home Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
  • 1974
Number
157
Ultra-Miniature Camera (IK-M10A)
― The World’s First Thumb-Sized Miniature Color Video Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
  • 1986
Number
158
Stereoscopic Video Camera (SK-3D7)
― The World’s First Stereoscopic CCD Video Camera
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
  • 1989
Number
159
CCD camera(XC-1)
― The World’s First Practical CCD Color Video Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1980
Number
160
Beta Movie video camera incororating an internal Beta system deck(BMC-100)
― Combining Video Recorders and Cameras ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1983
Number
161
8mm video camcorder (CCD-V8)
― The World’s First 8mm Integrated Video Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1985
Number
162
"Passport Size" video camera(CCD-TR55)
― The Lightweight, Miniature Video Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1989
Number
163
Consumer use 3CCD camcorder(CCD-VX1)
― The World’s First 3-CCD Video Camera for Home Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1992
Number
164
DV format camcorder (DCR-VX1000)
― The World’s First DV Format Digital Video Camera for Home Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1995
Number
165
"Brenby" Video Camera(NV-S1)
― The World’s First Video Camera with Electronic Image Stabilization ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Okayama City, Okayama
  • 1990
Number
166
DIGICAM (NV-DJ1)
― High Quality Digital Recording DV Standard Video Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Okayama City, Okayama
  • 1995
Number
167
LCD ViewCam <VL-HL1>
― The World’s First Video Camera with a 4” LCD Display for Playback ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara
  • 1992
Number
168
Mobile Phone with Camera (J-SH04)
― The First Mobile Phone with a Built-In Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara
  • 2000
Number
169
VHS-C VIDEO MOVIE (GR-C1)
― The World’s First VHS-C Format VTR-Integrated Video Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yokosuka City, Kanagawa
  • 1983
Number
170
RIFAX600S
― The World’s First Digital Facsimile for Business Use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ebina City, Kanagawa
  • 1973-1980
Number
171
OKIFAX 7100
― The Faster and Cheaper Digital Facsimile ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Fukushima City, Fukushima
  • 1976
Number
172
Facsimile COPIX-440 (COPIX 440A)
― The World’s First Inkjet Facsimile ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
  • 1975
Number
173
66kV Single-Core 675mm2 OF Cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yokohama City, Kanagawa
  • 1930
Number
174
275kV Single-Core 1400mm2 CVCable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yokohama City, Kanagawa
  • 1988
Number
175
Extrusion Molded Joints (EMJ) for 500kV CV Cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yokohama City, Kanagawa
  • 1996
Number
176
66kV OFZN 675mm2 Cable (TEPCO Higashi-Ogu Substation)
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Osaka City, Osaka
  • 1930
Number
177
275kV 2500mm2 insulated strand conductor pipe type oil filled cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1983
Number
178
DC±500kV 1 x 3000mm2 optical fibre integrated, polypropylene laminated paper insulated oil-filled submarine cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1998
Number
179
DC±500kV 1 x 3000mm2 optical fibre integrated, polypropylene laminated paper insulated oil-filled submarine cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1998
Number
180
500kV 1 x 2500mm2 XLPE insulated cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1996-1999
Number
181
500kV 1 x 2500mm2 polypropylene laminated paper insulated oil filled cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ichihara City. Chiba
  • 1987
Number
182
500kV 1 x 2500mm2 XLPE insulated cable
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ichihara City. Chiba
  • 1996-1999
Number
183
DC±500kV Oil-Filled Submarine Cable Crossing kii-Channel
― The World’s Highest-Performance Electrical Cable to Support Power Demand ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Koto City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1998
Number
184
M & KATERA (IV)
― The Beginning of the Modernization of the Japanese Optical Microscope ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chuo City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1914

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Registration in fiscal year 2013
  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
114
Four-Head Portable Multipurpose Broadcasting Recorder SV7400B
― Portable Video for the Broadcasting Office ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1976
Number
115
Japans First Computre「TAC」
― Japan's First Vacuum Tube Digital Computer ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa
  • Pref
  • 1959
Number
116
Machine translation system, KT-1
― Trilingual Machine Translation Experimental Computer for Japanese, English and German ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref
  • 1958~1959
Number
117
Vinyl Chloride Manufacturing Equipment (Vinyl Chloride Test Polymerisation Machine, 5000L Vinyl Chloride Polymerisation Machine, Vinyl Chloride Reaction No. 1 Furnace Acetylene Generator)
― Early Mass Production Vinyl Chloride Manufacturing Equipment ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Settsu City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1950
Number
118
FANUC ROBOT MODEL1
― Industrial Robots that Aided Significant Widespread Price Reduction ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Oshino Village,
    Minamitsuru District,
    Yamanashi Pref
  • 1977
Number
119
Japans First Color Television Set
― Japan's Early Mass-Produced Color Television ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1960
Number
120
64700kVA Turbine-generator (TAF-2P-64700kVA-3600rpm-HCH-13200V-60Hz-0.85pf)
― Japan's First Hydrogen-Cooled Generator ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1953
Number
121
Casio SL-800 Card Calculator
― The Thinnest Card Calculator ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shibuya City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1983
Number
122
[ Mobile Telephones ]
(1)Shoulderphone 100 (NTT)
(2)Mobile telephone (NTT) TZ-802B
― Japan's First Mobile Telephone ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chiyoda City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • (1)1985
  • (2)1987
Number
123
Iwamuro Power Station 10,000HP Francis Turbine
― Japan's First Domestically-Built Francis Turbine Capable of a 10,000HP Output ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Hitachi City,
    Ibaraki Pref
  • 1915
Number
124
FUJIX DS-X
― The First Commercially-Available Digital Camera ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato City,Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1990
Number
125
BETARUNDUM
― High Performance Fine Ceramic Material ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ogaki City,
    Gifu Pref
  • 1979
Number
126
The First Domestically Produced Gas Turbine for Electricity Generation
― Japan's First Gas Turbine for Electricity Generation ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Tsurumi Ward,
    Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1949
Number
127
1953 Nitrocellulose Lacquer Celva Color Swatch
― Japan's First Nitrocellulose Lacquer ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hiratsuka City,Kanagawa Pref
  • 1953
Number
128
SEKISUI HEIM M1
― The First Successfully Marketed Box Unit Prefab House ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tsukuba City,
    Ibaraki Pref
  • 1971
Number
129
[ Punch Cards ]
(1)Remington Rand tabulating card stock
(2)IBM tabulating card stock
― Paving the Way for the Information Age ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Nagaizumi Town,
    Sunto District,
    Shizuoka Pref
  • (1)1938
  • (2)1945
Number
130
[ Set of Documents Related to a Gas Intake Engine ]
(1)Production order book (Total 37 books)
(2)Instruction manual for suction gas engine
(3)Brochure of suction gas engine
(4)Catalogue of suction gas engine
― Documents on Japan's First Gas Engine ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Moriyama City,
    Shiga Pref
  • (1)1907~1968
  • (2)1908
  • (3)1909
  • (4)1911
Number
131
Direct Drive Turntable SP-10
― The First Direct Drive Turntable ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kadoma City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1970
Number
132
Sakura Tennenshoku Film(Sakura Color Film)
― Japan's First Color Film ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hino City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1941
Number
133
CEMEDINE C
― Japan's First Synthetic Adhesive ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1975
Number
134
Stretching-Style Rope Loom
― Japan's Oldest Rope Making Machine ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Gamagori City,Aichi Pref
  • 1889~1892
Number
135
[ The First Pyrethrum-Containing Mosquito Repellent ]
(1)MOSQUITO STICKS
(2)MOSQUITO COIL
(3)MOSQUITO COIL Prototype Wooden Mould
(4)Mechanical and Hand-Wound Incense Stick Extruder
(5)Pre-War Mosquito Coil Posters for the Overseas Market
(6)Pyrethrum Cultivation, Pyrethrum in Japan
(7)Wooden Incense Stick Pipe
― The First Pyrethrum-Containing Mosquito Coil ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Osaka City,
    Osaka Pref
  • (1)1911~1914
  • (2)1919~1925
  • (3)1895
  • (4)latter Meiji Era
  • (5)1930~1940
  • (6)1896
  • (7)1902

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Registration in fiscal year 2012
  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
00093
Inverted Can Body Maker
─ Early automated can maker used in Japan ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Shinagawa City, Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1912
Number
00094
Japan's first automobile tire
─ First domestic car tire ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chuo Ward,
    Kobe City,
    Hyogo Pref
  • 1913
Number
00095
Artifacts from Japan’s early Claude process ammonia production
  • Ammonia reactor base
  • Production diary
  • Ammonia separator

─ World’s first Claude process ammonia synthesizer ─
PDF file download

Category 2
  • Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Pref
  • 1. 1923
  • 2. 1928
  • 3. 1930
Number
00096
Small Horizontal Diesel Engine, Model HB
─ World’s first practical compact diesel engine ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Nagahama City, Shiga Pref
  • 1933
Number
00097
Long Play Record
─ First Japanese-made vinyl LP record ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1951
Number
00098

Button Type Melting furnace for Titanium sponge sample


─ Quality tester from the early days of titanium production ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Chigasaki City, Kanagawa Pref
  • In around 1954-1960
Number
00099
Hitachi Parametron Automatic Computer HIPAC MK-1
─ Oldest surviving parametron computer ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1957
Number
000100
Restored domestically manufactured mechanical refrigerator van
─ Original reproduction of the first mechanical refrigerator vehicle made in Japan ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kiyama Town, Miyaki District, Saga Pref
  • Chassis: 1961
  • Refrigerator: 1960
Number
000101
Agitator type full automatic washing machine (SC-AT1)
─ Oldest surviving fully automatic washing machine ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hitachi City, Ibaraki Pref
  • 1961
Number
000102
Model car commemorating the first electropainted vehicle
─ First domestic vehicle electropainting system ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kita Ward,
    Osaka City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1964
Number
000103
Coin mechanism E-9130
─ First domestically produced coin mechanism for drink vending machines ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Sakado City, Saitama Pref
  • 1967
Number
000104
AI Robot(ETL-Robot Mk1)
─ Early industrial hand-eye system ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref
  • 1970
Number
000105
D10 Electronic Switching System
─ World’s first electronic switching system for car phones ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Musashino City, Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1972
Number
000106
Early mixer used in production of water based polymer-Isocyanate adhesives for woods
─ World’s first non-formalin wood adhesive ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Fuji City,
    Shizuoka Pref
  • 1972
Number
000107
LCD Calculator “COMPET” (EL-805)
─ World’s first LCD calculator ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara Pref
  • 1973
Number
000108
Mitsubishi Non-Water Cooled Type Exhaust-Gas Turbocharger MET560
─ World’s first coolant-free gas casing for supercharger ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Isahaya City, Nagasaki Pref
  • 1978
Number
000109
The first stereo cassette player "Walkman" TPS-L2
─ First iteration of the worldwide smash hit Walkman ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City, Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1979
Number
000110
Distributed Control System CENTUM
─ World’s first decentralized control system ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Closed to Public
  • 1979
Number
000111
TZ-801 car phone system
─ Japan’s first car phone ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Sumida City, Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1980
Number
000112
Whole body CT scanner Model TCT-900S FLEET
─ World’s first helical CT scanner ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Otawara City,
    Tochigi Pref
  • 1991
Number
000113
LCD Digital Camera QV-10
─ Forerunner of the popular digital camera ─
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shibuya City, Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1995

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  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
00073
Paint Samples
─ Samples of the first paint produced in Japan ─
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kita Ward,
    Osaka City
    Osaka Pref
  • 1881
Number
00074
The name plaque for Sanjin Shrine
- A plaque made of pig iron from the first coke blast furnace in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kamaishi City,
    Iwate Pref
  • 1894
Number
00075
Bourdon tube pressure gauge making machine
  • Anvil and Hammer
  • A three-roller type bourdon tube-making machine
― Historical artifact of the first bourdon tube pressure gauge produced in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Ueda City,
    Nagano Pref
  • 1. 1896
  • 2. 1914
Number
00076
Fujioka's Patent Lamp with Horse Shoe Filaments
― The first light bulb produced in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yokosuka City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • In around 1899-1900
Number
00077
Equipment showing the development process of beer industry facilities
  • Hansen type yeast propagator
  • Wort kettle

-The epoch of beer industry development-

PDF file download
Category 2
  • Higashi Ward,
    Sapporo City,
    Hokkaido
  • 1. 1911
  • 2. In around 1965
Number
00078
The first Japanese-made agitator-type electric washing machine
― The first electric washing machine made in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1930
Number
00079
Imperial Soy Sauce Brewery
― Early Showa Era technology for brewing soy sauce coming down in the Noda area of Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Noda City,
    Chiba Pref
  • 1939
Number
00080
Press used for rigid polyvinyl chloride sheet fabrication
― The oldest rigid polyvinyl chloride sheet fabrication press in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Nagahama City,
    Shiga Pref
  • 1954
Number
00081
The earliest days of prefabricated housing
  • Pipe House
  • Midget House
― The origins of prefabricated housing ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Nara City,
    Nara Pref
  • 1. 1955
  • 2. 1959
Number
00082
The Original "TETORON" Filament Production Machine
― The first polyester fiber spinning machine in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Mishima City,
    Shizuoka Pref
  • 1958
Number
00083
Metallic Titanium Dendrite
― World-class technology for titanium refinement ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Aoba Ward,
    Sendai City,
    Miyagi Pref
  • 1959
Number
00084
4 GHz Band Microwave Traveling-Wave Tube
― The world’s first PPM technology microwave traveling wave tube ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Musashino City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1961
Number
00085
Consumer-use videotape recorder CV-2000
― The world’s first VTR for home use ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1965
Number
00086
Hi-Lo CONCRETE MIXER TRUCK
― Earliest existing type of mixer vehicle ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Fukaya City,
    Saitama Pref
  • 1968
Number
00087
Pocket Bell B Type RC11
  • Pocket Bell B Type RC11
  • Pocket Bell B Type RC11
― The first pocket bell in Japan ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Musashino City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1. 1968
  • 2. 1968
Number
00088
Ruling engine (Model 2)
― Cornerstone of the semi-conductors that dominated the world―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kumagaya City,
    Saitama Pref
  • 1971
Number
00089
S1A-01 Gas Turbine
― Forerunner of gas turbines that became widely used as emergency generators ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Akashi City,
    Hyogo Pref
  • 1975
Number
00090
AD Type Disc Brake
― The first disc brake made with original Japanese technology ―
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hanyu City,
    Saitama Pref
  • 1978
Number
00091
The 1,100℃ class pre-mixed type low Nox combustor
― The world’s first DLN Combustor for Gas Turbines ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Seiro Town,
    Kitakannbara District,
    Niigata Pref
  • 1984
Number
00092
Reformed Mark I "Super" Electron Microscope
― Japan’s first electron microscope using a magnetic lens. ―
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Toyonaka City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1939

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  [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
00046
[ Blueprints of Osaka Beer Company,Ltd. and devices used in beer manufacturing ]
  • Design and Drawing of Suita Brewery (Osaka Beer Company,Ltd.)
  • Project drawing of Suita Brewery (Revised version of preliminary drawing )
  • Two-roller Malt Mill
  • Wooden Storage Cask
- Forerunner of industrial beer production in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Suita City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1-3. 1890
  • 4. 1890-1891
Number
00047
X-ray tube
- Japan's first x-ray tube -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1915
Number
00048
[ Technologically important freight cars from the Taisho to the Meiji Era ]
  • NAGOYA RAILROAD "TO-200"TYPE(No.246) 10TON GONDLA CAR
  • SEINOH RAILWAY "WAHU-21000"TYPE(No.21120) 2TON BRAKE WAGON
  • JAPAN FREIGHT RAILWAY "SHIKI-160"TYPE(No.160) 130TON SCHNABEL CAR
  • JAPAN FREIGHT RAILWAY "HOKI-5700"TYPE(No.25767) 40TON CEMENT HOPPER CAR
- Four important railroad cars that show the development of freight cars -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Inabe City,
    Mie Pref
  • 1. 1917
  • 2. 1934
  • 3. 1955
  • 4. 1970
Number
00049
Lubbers machine-drawn glass cylinder
- The oldest machine-drawn glass cylinder used for making sheet glass -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Tsurumi Ward,
    Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1927-1933
Number
00050
Niigata Diesel Engine Model L2P
- The oldest four cycle diesel engine for marine application -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ota City,
    Gunma Pref
  • 1928
Number
00051
Synthesis Gas Circulator
- The first Japan-made device for synthesizing ammonia -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kawasaki Ward,
    Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1930
Number
00052
Isoma Injection Molding Machine
- The roots of Japan's injection molding machine -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kawasaki Ward,
    Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1933
Number
00053
The world's first ferrite magnetic cores made of the early period
- Technology showcasing Japan's creativity -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Nikaho City,
    Akita Pref
  • In around 1937
Number
00054
[ The hardness testers that supported the development of "monozukuri" ]
  • Vickers Hardness Tester, Model VK(Armstrong Diamond Pyramid Type)
  • Vickers Micro Hardness Tester, Model VK-50
  • Standard Rockwell Hardness Tester (NRLM-Akashi Type)
- Important Japan-made hardness testers -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Takatsu Ward,
    Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1. 1941
  • 2. 1954
  • 3. 1969
Number
00055
[ Transmission Electron Microscope DA-1 and Design note ]
  • Transmission Electron Microscope DA-1
  • Design note
- A milestone in the development of electron microscope in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Akishima City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1. 1947
  • 2. 1946-1948
Number
00056
Vinylon(Polyvinyl Alcohol Fiber)
- The first synthetic fiber invented in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minami Ward,
    Okayama City,
    Okayama Pref
  • 1950
Number
00057
Samples of vinyl-chloride-coated wires and cables
- The oldest existing vinyl-chloride-coated wires -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ichihara City,
    Chiba Pref
  • In around
    1950-1955
Number
00058
The prototype of 2-inchi wide video tape
- First successfully recorded video tape in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Odawara City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1959
Number
00059
ALEPH-ZERO 101
- The world's first parametron electronic desktop calculator -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kohoku Ward,
    Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1964
Number
00060
[ Historically important mobile terminals ]
  • Maritime Mobile Telephone System NS-1 JAA-333
  • Wireless Telephones(Wireless Telephones introduced at the World Exposition held in Osaka in 1970.)
  • Car Telephone TZ-803A
- Roots of the cellular telephone -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Musashino City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1. 1964-1965
  • 2. 1970
  • 3. 1988
Number
00061
Mitsubishi small computer MELCOM81
- The original office computer -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Kamakura City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1968
Number
00062
TTL Logical circuit card (FACOM 230-60)
- A Logical circuit card mounted on the world's first multi-processor computer -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Sakyo Ward,
    Kyoto City,
    Kyoto Pref
  • 1968
Number
00063
Trinitoron color TV KV-1310
- World-renowned high quality image system -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1968
Number
00064
Kawasaki-Unimate 2000 Industrial Robot
- Japan's first industrial robot -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Chuo Ward,
    Kobe City,
    Hyogo Pref
  • 1973
Number
00065
HITACHI X-ray CT Systems CT-H
- Japan's first CT scanner -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kashiwa City,
    Ciba Pref
  • 1975
Number
00066
Fine pattern projection mask aligner FPA-141F
- The world's first submicron stepper -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Utsunomiya City,
    Tochigi Pref
  • 1975
Number
00067
Colette Type Disc Brake Caliper with built-in parking brake function
- The world's first disk brake with a parking brake function -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minami-Alps City,
    Yamanashi Pref
  • 1981
Number
00068
GAS TURBINE, Type AGTJ-100A
- Japan's original high-temperature, high-efficiency gas turbine -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Miyashiro Town,
    Minamisaitama District,
    Saitama Pref
  • 1983
Number
00069
Alkaline Cellulase
- An enzyme detergent formulation that introduced a new principle in washing laundry -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Sumida City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1987
Number
00070
Closed type single unit 2000kV testing transfprmer
- A device that greatly propelled technological development in electric power transmission -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Chuo Ward,
    Sagamihara City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1987
Number
00071
FUJIX DS-1P
- The world's first digital camera test model -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Minato City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1988
Number
00072
Keizo Uenaka's Laboratory Notebook on Adrenalin
- The laboratory notebook that confirms Jokichi Takamine's discovery of adrenalin -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Nishinomiya City,
    Hyogo Pref
  • 1900

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   [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.) Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
00024
Coin-Operated Sake Vending Machine
- Oldest Beverage Vending Machine -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Ninohe City,
    Iwate Pref
  • In around 1889-1910
Number
00025
[ Transformer serial number lists and Transformer test records ]
  • Transformer serial number lists
  • Transformer test records
- Oldest Known Transformer Quality Control Materials -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kawasaki Ward,
    Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1. 1905,1906
  • 2. 1923,1924
Number
00026
Kikunae Ikeda's First Extracted Glutamate
- The world's first Glutamate Extracted Japan's Original Method -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Minato City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1908
Number
00027
Preserved Elevator in Red-Brick Warehouse No.1
- The Oldest Existing Elevators that can be Verified -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Naka Ward,
    Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • In around 1910
Number
00028
Suction Gas Engine E-B8
- Origin of Domestically Manufactured Engines -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Moriyama City,
    Shiga Pref
  • 1913
Number
00029
[ Ammonia Synthesis System ]
  • Ammonia Synthesis Tower
  • Mixed Gas Compressor
  • Purification Tower
- Japan's First Full-Scale Ammonia Synthesis Plant -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Nobeoka City,
    Miyazaki Pref
  • 1923
Number
00030
Transmission Electron Microscope HU-2 ( Hitachi, Ltd.)
- Japan's First Commercially Manufactured Electron Microscope -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Chikusa Ward,
    Nagoya City,
    Aichi Pref
  • 1942
Number
00031
Black and White Television TV3-14T
- First Domestically Manufactured TV -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara Pref
  • 1953
Number
00032
Transversal Planigraphic Apparatus (Upright Position)
- Pioneer in Developing Computed Tomography (CT) Concepts -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Hirosaki City,
    Aomori Pref
  • 1953-1957
Number
00033
[ Wireless Transmitting and Receiving Equipment ]
  • FS telegraph receiver ZB2
  • SSB shortwave transmitter SK-101
- World-Class Telegraph Equipment Based on Japan's Own Technology -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Oyama City,
    Tochigi Pref
  • 1. 1957
  • 2. 1960
Number
00034
NEAC 2203(Nippon Electric's Automatic Computer 2203)
- All Transistor Computer -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hiratsuka City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1961
Number
00035
Titanium anode cell for electrolytic manganese dioxide(EMD) production
- Groundbreaking Process for Manufacturing Dry Cells -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Hyuga City,
    Miyazaki Pref
  • 1965
Number
00036
Float Glass
- First Float Glass in Asia -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Maizuru City,
    Kyoto Pref
  • 1965
Number
00037
Vertical shaft, spiral, single runner, single discharge Francis type, reversible pump-turbine (VFR-1RS) in Numappara Power Station
- Pump Turbine Broke all Previous Records -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Nasushiobara City,
    Tochigi Pref
  • 1972
Number
00038
SL-6300 Betamax home videotape recorder
- First VTR Type Betamax System for Home Use -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1975
Number
00039
Reaction apparatus for producing surface active agents
- The World's First Industrial Scale Production of AOS -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Nishi Ward,
    Sakai City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1976
Number
00040
Ceramic honeycomb substrate for automotive catalytic converter
- First Ceramic Honeycomb Produced in Japan for Use as an Exhaust Gas Purifier -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Mizuho Ward,
    Nagoya City,
    Aichi Pref
  • 1976
Number
00041
Motoman-L10
- Precursor of All-Electric Industrial Robots -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yahatanishi Ward,
    Kitakyushu City,
    Fukuoka Pref
  • 1977
Number
00042
[ Supercomputers ]
  • Supercomputer HITAC S-810
  • Supercomputer HITAC S-820
- Earliest Domestically Produced Supercomputers -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Hadano City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1. 1982
  • 2. 1987
Number
00043
[ Prototype Digital Cameras ]
  • Digital Camera Prototype DC-90 (nickname: Ms. Atsuko)
  • Digital Camera Prototype DC-90 (nickname: Ms. Omoko)
- The Original Digital Cameras -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Shibuya City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1991
Number
00044
High power gyrotron with energy recovery system
- Electron Tubes for a High-Performance Fusion Reactor based on Innovative Technology -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Naka City,
    Ibaraki Pref
  • 1994
Number
00045
[ First Mass Produced Cars for the 0-Series Tokaido-Shinkansen Electric Multiple Units (Four-Car Train) ]
  • Lead car MC21-1
  • Lead car M'C22-1
  • Old first class (green car) M'S16-1
  • Dining car MB35-1
- A dream superexpress. Tokaido-Shinkansen is the first high-speed rail in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato Ward,
    Osaka City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1964

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Registration in fiscal year 2008
   [ Essential historical materials for science and technology ]

Registration
Number
Name (Model, etc.)
/ PDF Files
Registration
Category
Location
/ Year Manufactured
Number
00001
13.2kV-100kVA Transformer
- Oldest transformer -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Tsurumi Ward,
    Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1910
Number
00002
The Yarrow boiler stored on board the Battle Cruiser "KONGO"
- Oldest Extant Marine-Type Boiler -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kure City,
    Hiroshima Pref
  • In around 1911
Number
00003
TYK Radio Telephone
- World's First Radio Telephone -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Ichikawa City,
    Chiba Pref
  • 1913
Number
00004
Hand-Blown Glass Cylinders
- Oldest Glass Cylinders for Sheet Glass in Japan -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Amagasaki City,
    Hyogo Pref
  • 1909-1920
Number
00005
The Japanese Character "イ(i)" written on the mica plate Used by Electronic Display Television System
- A mica sheet used in the first success of electronic image in the world -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Yokosuka City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • In around 1926
Number
00006
Split-anode Magnetron
- Global Contribution to Microwave Technology -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Aoba Ward,
    Sendai City,
    Miyagi Pref
  • 1927
Number
00007
Full Installation of the Yosami Radio Station Transmitter
- First Wireless Communications Between Japan and Europe -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kariya Ctiy,
    Aichi Pref
  • 1927-1929
Number
00008
The Original Nylon Spinning Machine
- Japan's First Nylon Spinning Machine -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Mishima City,
    Shizuoka Pref
  • 1942
Number
00009
Sample of Early Domestically Produced Hard Polyvinyl Chloride (PCV) Pipe
- Japan's Earliest PCV Pipe -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tokai City,
    Aichi Pref
  • 1951
Number
00010
Mitsubisi UE experimental diesel engine
- Japan's First Diesel Engine with Exhaust Gas Turbocharger -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Shinagawa City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1952
Number
00011
Flash Smelting Furnace Drawing (42 Sheets)
- Breakthrough in Copper Smelting Technology -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Nikko City,
    Tochigi Pref
  • 1955
Number
00012
Zinc air battery type 300
- Zinc air battery -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Moriguchi City,
    Osaka Pref
  • 1955
Number
00013
Turbine Generator (Unit No.1 Used at the former Chiba Thermal Power Station)
- First Postwar Turbine for Thermal Power Generation -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Tsurumi Ward,
    Yokohama City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1956
Number
00014
Osaka University Vacuum Tube Computer (ENIAC Type Decimal Arithmetic Unit and Main Unit)
- Japan's Earliest Vacuum Tube Electronic Computer -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Toyonaka City,
    Osaka Prerf
  • 1950-1959
Number
00015
KT-Pilot computer
- World Pioneer Demonstrating a Microprogram Type Computer -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kawasaki City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1961
Number
00016
Fountain Style Drink Vending Machine
- Forerunner of Ubiquitous Vending Machines Today -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Toyoake City,
    Aichi Pref
  • 1962
Number
00017
All transistor-diode electronic desktop calculator (CS-10A)
- World's First Transistorized Calculator -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Tenri City,
    Nara Pref
  • 1964
Number
00018
Francis type runner for pump-turbine installed in Kisenyama Power Station
- World's Largest Capacity Pumped Hydropower Water Turbine -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Uji City,
    Kyoto Pref
  • 1969
Number
00019
Electronic calculator CASIO-MINI
- CASIO-MINI popularizes calculators -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Shibuya City,
    Tokyo Metropolis
  • 1972
Number
00020
VHS Format Home Video Tape Recorder, HR-3300
- World Standard for Home Video Tape Recorder -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Yokosuka City,
    Kanagawa Pref
  • 1976
Number
00021
Prototype of Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm (SCARA)
- The Global Standard for Industrial Robot Arms -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Kofu City,
    Yamanashi Pref
  • 1980
Number
00022
Step-and-Repeat System NSR-1505G2A
- Essential for the Fabrication of All-Pervasive Integrated Circuits -
PDF file download
Category 1
  • Minato-ku,
    Tokyo
  • 1984
Number
00023
H-II Launch Vehicle No. 7
- Japan's First Purely Domestic Rocket -
PDF file download
Category 2
  • Minamitane Town,
    Kumage District,
    Kagoshima Pref
  • 1997

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