Artifact Details

Title

Felt & Tarrant Comptometer

Catalog Number

XB174.81

Type

Physical object

Date

1890 ca.

Manufacturer

Felt and Tarrant Mfg Co.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number wooden "shoe box" Comptometer
Serial number 505 505 (on silver metal part of case under tear drop decimal point indicators

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 9 x 14 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Felt and Tarrant Mfg Co.

Description

Wooden comptometer. Metal device with two long rods going down between keys on the top of the machine (we have one other comptometer with this same metal device - which is quite rare - we have two and one other is known)

Category

Calculator: mechanical

Subject

Mechanical calculation; Felt, Dorr E.; Tarrant, Robert

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012