Artifact Details

Title

The Marchant mechanical adding machine

Catalog Number

X779.86

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Marchant Calculating Machine Company

Place Manufactured

Oakland, CA, U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number 102621920
Serial number 60798

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. with cover in place

Description

Object consists of machine and metal cover
, metal plate on front that reads "The Marchant, manufactured by Marchant Calculating Machine Co. Inc., Oakland, Cal., patented June 6, 1911, Feb. 22, 1916." Paper label adhered to wooden base is instruction list titled "Six Dont's."

Category

Calculator: mechanical

Credit

Gift of Peter Hollis

Lot Number

X779.86