Burroughs Cash Register Model

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This manufacturer's model of a cash register has a metal case painted black and four columns of black and white digit keys. To the right of these is an operating bar and various function keys. At the left is a paper tape. At the top are indicator digits in an enclosed case. At the front are two rows of register wheels. A box below is in the shape of a cash drawer. The clearance key is on the right front.The machine has a black cord.
This example is from the collection of the Patent Department of Burroughs Corporation. According to the accession file, it was an invention of Walter Pasinski. A patent case relating to it was abandoned March 5, 1953.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1950
Burroughs Adding Machine Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
overall: 56 cm x 54 cm x 45 cm; 22 1/16 in x 21 1/4 in x 17 23/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Burroughs Corporation
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Cash and Credit Registers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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