The HP-85 was a logical extension of the HP Calculator line that added a bigger screen and more storage to stronger calculating ability.

By including BASIC with the machine they also added programmability. With the addition of "option drawers" the machine was as expandable as any other on the market.

The Hewlett Packard 85 in it's custom-built box

The HP-85 in my collection came to me in a custom built box that easily outweighs the machine, but protects it well.

The open Hewlett Packard 85 case

The case has two sections. The upper opening gives access to storage for tapes, documentation and spare paper

Hewlett Packard 85 documentation

There is a lot of documentation. This is only a small part of it.

The Hewlett Packard 85 covered in an HP dustcover

Inside of its lower compartment the Hewlett Packard 85 is covered with a nice HP cover.