SCM Marchant Model CMF Calculating Machine

This is an model for the carriage clear/return on an SCM Model CMF calculating machine. It has a wood and plastic base and a metal frame. Along the left side, several parts are painted black and three of these are numbered 1, 4, and 5. Three keys are at the front and an operating handle is on the right side.
A green piece of tape on the base of the model reads: CARRIAGE CLEAR / RETURN (/) REFER SERVICE INS (/) MODEL CONSOLIDATION CMF PG 2 FIG 1. It also reads: MODEL CMF. It also reads: MIDDLE DIAL CLEAR.
Currently not on view
Object Name
calculating machine model
date made
ca 1962
SCM Corporation
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 24.5 cm x 16 cm x 37.7 cm; 9 21/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 14 27/32 in
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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 SCM Corporation, Business Equipment Division
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