Cash and Credit Registers
NCR Mechanical Cash Registers & Cash Register Mechanisms

A selection of cash registers exemplifying their technological development from 1878 until 1970.

From the 1890s through at least the introduction of electronic cash registers, National Cash Register Company dominated American sales of cash registers. The Ohio-based company had substantial foreign sales as well. It produced a wide range of products, tailored to suit the tastes and budgets of stores that differed widely in clientele. The firm expanded over the years to produce bookkeeping machines, adding machines, and electronic computers.