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Comptometer Calculator And Cover, ca. 1887

This is a Calculator and cover. It was manufactured by Felt and Tarrant Mfg. Co.. It is dated ca. 1887 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by New York Life Insurance Co.. It is credited Gift of New York Life Insurance Company.

  • Object ID #18621831
  • enameled metal, molded plastic.
  • Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.
  • 1986-99-22

Its dimensions are

Overall: 14.4 x 36.2 x 23.3 cm (5 11/16 x 14 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

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Comptometer Calculator And Cover, ca. 1887; Manufactured by Felt and Tarrant Mfg. Co. ; USA; metal, plastic; Overall: 14.4 x 36.2 x 23.3 cm (5 11/16 x 14 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.); Gift of New York Life Insurance Company; 1995-137-2-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18650065/ |title=Comptometer Calculator And Cover, ca. 1887 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 April 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>