Powers Tabulating Machine Component

This very small section of a Powers tabulating machine comes from the adding machine part of the device. It consists of two shaped metal pieces held together by a rivet such that one swings freely. It has no maker’s marks.
Powers Accounting Machine Corporation, Powers Tabulating Equipment, Book 3, New York: Powers Accounting Machine Corporation, 1923, Plate 507, Plate 607 (AM Sec 150). This document is 1992.3215.03.
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Object Name
tabulating machine component
date made
Powers Accounting Machine Corporation
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
overall: 1.2 cm x 12.4 cm x 2 cm; 15/32 in x 4 7/8 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Computers & Business Machines
Tabulating Equipment
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Thor Dockweiler
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