Friden Adding Machine Cover

Description
This tan plastic cover for a ten-key Friden adding machine was found with machine MA*335423, which is by Marchant. It does not fit the machine.
Friden was making a ten-key adding machine (as opposed to a calculating machine) in about 1960. In 1964, the company began manufacture of electronic calculators.
References:
Newsweek, November 14, 1960, p. 56.
Accession file 313935.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
adding machine cover
date made
ca 1960
maker
Friden Calculating Machine Company
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.5 cm x 25.5 cm x 42 cm; 7 11/16 in x 10 1/32 in x 16 17/32 in
place made
United States: California
ID Number
1997.3040.01
catalog number
1997.3040.01
nonaccession number
1997.3040
subject
Mathematics
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Adding Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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