Artifact Details

Title

Dalton Adding and Listing Machine

Catalog Number

B244.82

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Dalton

Identifying Numbers

Other number 01003 01003 is cast in the white-metal chassis under the machine
Other number R. P. & C. CO. R. P. & C. CO. is cast in the white-metal chassis under the machine
Serial number 148637

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.

Description

The serial number is stamped in a white-metal tag (approximately 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.) riveted to the right side of the case, under the pivot of the crank. In the front panel, above the keyboard, there is a "silver" window with a hinged lid and an opening of approximately 1 1/4 x 1 in. There is a wooden paper-roll core for a 2 1/4-inch wide paper roll on the roll hanger at the top and rear of the machine - there is a bit of paper adhering to the core.. A black and red ribbon is installed.. "Dalton, Cincinnati Ohio, U.S.A." is printed in white, with considerable smearing, on the lower front panel. "Dalton, Adding-Calculating Machine, Patented" is printed in white in the center of the back panel.

Category

Calculator/mechanical

Lot Number

B244.82