Millionaire Calculating Machine Stand

The large heavy adding and calculating machines that began to sell widely in the early 20th century were not easy to move about. Purchasers also often bought metal stands like this one. The object is painted black and has four rubber feet. Stands for smaller machines would often have a shelf on which the operator could place related paperwork.
For related object, see Millionaire calculating machine 1986.3114.01.
Currently not on view
Object Name
calculating machine stand
date made
ca 1904
Egli, Hans W.
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
overall: 68 cm x 84 cm x 43 cm; 26 25/32 in x 33 1/16 in x 16 15/16 in
place made
Schweiz: Zürich, Zurich
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Science & Mathematics
Calculating Machines
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of UOP, Inc.

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