Remington Rand Adding Machine

Description
This gray ten-key “portable” adding machine is manually operated by depressing keys and moving forward a crank on the right. In addition to a block of white digit keys, the machine has a key stem on the right (the key cover is missing) and R, SUB(/)TOTAL and TOTAL keys on the left. A key at the front marked “C” clears entries. A set of seven windows above the keys indicates the place of the digit being entered. The machine allows entries of up to seven digits and prints seven-digit totals. There is a printing mechanism at the back, but no paper tape. The machine has serial number 71-795133. It has a Smithsonian property tag that reads: S.I. # 15720.
Compare MA*335204 and 1982.0474.01.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
adding machine
date made
1950
maker
Remington Rand
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.5 cm x 23 cm x 32.5 cm; 6 3/32 in x 9 1/16 in x 12 25/32 in
place made
United States: New York, Elmira
ID Number
1985.3010.01
maker number
71-795133
nonaccession number
1985.3010
catalog number
1985.3010.01
subject
Mathematics
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Adding Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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