Dictaphone Electronic Model A-E

Dictaphone Electronic Model A-E

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Currently not on view
Object Name
Dictating Machine
dictating machine
Other Terms
Dictating Machine; Electric
date made
circa 1940s
Dictaphone Corporation
Physical Description
metal (overall materials)
overall: 8 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in x 8 in; 20.955 cm x 29.21 cm x 20.32 cm
speaker: 5 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 9.525 cm x 11.43 cm
foot petal: 2 in x 5 in x 3 in; 5.08 cm x 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm
mandrel: 6 in; x 15.24 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
serial number
Credit Line
Transfer from Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object