Marchant Calculating Machine Stand

Description
Those who bought calculating machines often purchased stands on which to use them. This one was designed to support the Marchant ACT10M machine. It is made of iron and steel tubing, with four rubber wheels and a wooden shelf. The dimensions given assume the shelf is down.
A label on the front of the stand reads: Property of (/) UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT (/) Environmental Science (/) Services Administration
For related object, see 1988.0315.01.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
calculating machine stand
date made
ca 1942
maker
Marchant Calculating Machine Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 75.5 cm x 42 cm x 64 cm; 29 23/32 in x 16 17/32 in x 25 3/16 in
place made
United States: California, Oakland
ID Number
1988.0315.02
catalog number
1988.0315.02
accession number
1988.0315
subject
Mathematics
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
Transfer from US National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

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