Mechanism from National Cash Register

Description
By 1959 the mechanism for accumulating totals on NCR cash registers had become relatively compact. This cash register component from that period has the counters needed to represent eight totals along one shaft. It is somewhat smaller than the mechanism for a single total used in 1894. This smaller mechanism was used in cash register MA*316702.
Reference:
Accession file.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cash register mechanism
date made
1959
maker
National Cash Register Company
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm x 18.5 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 5/32 in x 7 9/32 in x 2 1/16 in
place made
United States: Ohio, Dayton
ID Number
MA*316704
accession number
225455
catalog number
316704
subject
Mathematics
Business
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Cash and Credit Registers
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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