Remington Sperry Rand Adding Machine

Description
This ten-key printing electric adding machine has a tan plastic cover and white plastic keys. In addition to the block of number keys, there are “S”, “N”, and “-” bars on the left and “T”, “+”, and “x” bars on the right. There is a place indicator above the keyboard. One may enter numbers of up to ten digits and print 11-digit results. Toward the back are the printing mechanism and the motor. The machine holds only paper tape 5.5 cm. wide. Printing is in either red or black.
The machine is marked on the front: REMINGTON (/) SPERRY RAND. The block of digit keys is arranged: 7 8 9 (/) 4 5 6 (/) 1 2 3 (/) 0. A sticker attached to the back reads: MODEL 41013-10. It also reads: REMINGTON RAND (/) OFFICE MACHINES DIVISION (/) MADE IN SEARCY, ARK. U.S.A. It is marked on the machine, inside the plastic case, on the right side: 151A585805.
The machine came to the Smithsonian from the Hyattsville, Maryland, branch of the Vermont Federal Savings and Loan bank.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
adding machine
date made
ca 1955
maker
Remington Rand
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 cm x 22 cm x 35.5 cm; 7 15/32 in x 8 21/32 in x 13 31/32 in
place made
United States: Arkansas, Searcy
ID Number
1987.0285.03
maker number
151A585805
accession number
1987.0285
catalog number
1987.0285.03
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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