Xerox 914 Plain Paper Copier


Introduced in 1959, the Xerox 914 plain paper copier revolutionized the document-copying industry. The culmination of inventor Chester Carlson's work on the xerographic process, the 914 was fast and economical. One of the most successful Xerox products ever, a 914 model could make 100,000 copies per month. In 1985, the Smithsonian received this machine, number 517 off the assembly line. It weighs 648 pounds and measures 42" high x 46" wide x 45" deep.

Date Made: 1960

Maker: Haloid Xerox Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Xerox Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0669.01Catalog Number: 1985.0669.01Accession Number: 1985.0669Catalog Number: 85.669.01

Object Name: copierOther Terms: copier; Sensitized Materials; Duplication; Still; Sheet

Measurements: average spatial: 79 cm x 17 cm x 14.5 cm; 31 1/8 in x 6 11/16 in x 5 11/16 inoverall: 42 in x 46 in x 45 in; 106.68 cm x 116.84 cm x 114.3 cmoverall: 54 in x 69 in x 60 in; 137.16 cm x 175.26 cm x 152.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_1085916

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