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Small Comptometer

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One of the earliest models of the Contex Comptometer Key Driven Adding Machine. It was mainly used for adding and subtracting in the Mill Office. The comptometer was a mechanical calculator before they had electricity and was used for over 80 years from 1887 till the 1960s.

Dimensions:

Length: 225mm
Width: 220mm
Height: 75mm
Materials: Bakelite, Glass, Metal

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