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Object Timeline

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1939

  • Work on this object began.

1946

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2014

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2020

  • You found it!

Adding Machine (USA), ca. 1942

This is a Adding machine. It is dated ca. 1942 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is molded bakelite, metal, painted wood (handle). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Max Pine. It is credited Gift of Barbara and Max Pine.

  • Object ID #68813989
  • molded abs plastic, electronic components.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2015-5-4

Its dimensions are

Overall: 18.7 x 21.8 x 30.3 cm (7 3/8 x 8 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Adding Machine (USA), ca. 1942; molded bakelite, metal, painted wood (handle); Overall: 18.7 x 21.8 x 30.3 cm (7 3/8 x 8 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.); Gift of Barbara and Max Pine; 1993-133-36

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