National Cash Register, Model 421

Description
The National Cash Register Company produced this Model 421 cash register around 1914. The register was used in a Marshall Field & Company department store. The register has three columns of keys for entering numbers, and a fourth column of function keys. The operating crank is on the right side, the cash drawer is below, and a receipt dispenser on the left side. Pop-up indicators above the keys indicate the total purchase. The register has serial number 1383236.The National Cash Register Company produced this Model 421 cash register around 1914. The register was used in a Marshall Field & Company department store. The register has three columns of keys for entering numbers, and a fourth column of function keys. The operating crank is on the right side, the cash drawer is below, and a receipt dispenser on the left side. Pop-up indicators above the keys indicate the total purchase. The register has serial number 1383236.
Object Name
cash register
date made
1914
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
marble (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 1/4 in x 20 1/4 in x 16 1/2 in; 56.515 cm x 51.435 cm x 41.91 cm
ID Number
2014.0062.13
accession number
2014.0062
catalog number
2014.0062.13
serial number
1383236
model number
421
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American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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