Burroughs Class 2 Adding Machine Section

This model of an adding machine section has a metal frame, mechanism, paper guide, and motor cover. It has a single column of nine black plastic keys; a motor bar, mechanism, motor and base below; and section of carriage and printing mechanism at the back. Number dials are at the front of the machine.
The Burroughs Class 2 was introduced in 1911. This is model #266 from the collection of the Patent Division of Burroughs Corporation.
Compare to 1982.0794.67.
Currently not on view
Object Name
adding machine section
date made
ca 1911
Burroughs Adding Machine Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
felt (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
overall: 53 cm x 23 cm x 62 cm; 20 7/8 in x 9 1/16 in x 24 13/32 in
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Science & Mathematics
Adding Machines
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Adding Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Burroughs Corporation
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