Mechanism from National Cash Register


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.


Accession file.

Date Made: 1959

Maker: National Cash Register Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Dayton

Subject: MathematicsBusiness


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Computers & Business Machines, Cash and Credit Registers


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of National Cash Register Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.316704Accession Number: 225455Catalog Number: 316704

Object Name: cash register mechanism

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


Record Id: nmah_694238

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