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Comptometer Adding Machine, by Felt & Tarrant, Chicago, c. 1920

Inventory Number: 38747
Object Type: adding machine
Persons: Felt & Tarrant Mfg. Co. (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1920
Place Created: Chicago Illinois USA North America
Accession Number: 1987-16
Brief Description: Decimal machine, 8 columns of keys. Presumably for the English market since it carries a plaque on the upper surface listing English patents. The most recent in the list of American patents on the back are from 1920. Handle bent, mechanism not fully operative. With metal cover.
Primary Inscriptions: "226926" punched serial number. Cover carries text beginning "COMPTOMETER / (Pronounced like thermometer)"
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Material(s): Metal
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
376 203 mm

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