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Powers Tabulating Machine Component

Powers Tabulating Machine Component

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Description
This very small section of a Powers tabulating machine comes from the adding machine part of the device. It consists of two shaped metal pieces held together by a rivet such that one swings freely. It has no maker’s marks.
Reference:
Powers Accounting Machine Corporation, Powers Tabulating Equipment, Book 3, New York: Powers Accounting Machine Corporation, 1923, Plate 507, Plate 607 (AM Sec 150). This document is 1992.3215.03.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tabulating machine component
date made
1920s
maker
Powers Accounting Machine Corporation
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 cm x 12.4 cm x 2 cm; 15/32 in x 4 7/8 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
1991.3180.01
nonaccession number
1991.3180
catalog number
1991.3180.01
Credit Line
Gift of Thor Dockweiler
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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