National Cash Register, Model 1054X-6

This cash register has a wooden frame covered with brass and a metal mechanism. It has four columns of keys for entering amounts, an operating button, five function keys, a paper tape, a cash drawer, and pop-up indicators.
Above the keys is a locked door. Lifting it reveals counters for numbers of customers and amounts spent. This is National Cash Register Company’s model 1054X-6, with serial number 1703570. It dates from 1919.
Object Name
cash register
date made
National Cash Register Company
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
overall: 57.5 cm x 47.5 cm x 39.5 cm; 22 5/8 in x 18 11/16 in x 15 9/16 in
place made
United States: Ohio, Dayton
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Cash and Credit Registers
Computers & Business Machines
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Cash and Credit Registers
Object Project
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of National Cash Register Company
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