A ‘Brical Weight Adding Machine’.

Made by British Calculators Ltd in United Kingdom, c 1910.

Calculator, ‘The Brical Weight Adding Machine’, with packaging, metal / leather / textile, made by British Calculator Ltd, United Kingdom, c. 1910

A weight adding machine used for assessing bale weights. The machine consists of a series of metal wheels that do not share a common axis. The outer circumference of each ring has a series of notches or teeth cut into there surface. A black metal lid covers the whole assembly. There are curved slots cut into its surface of the lid to reveal the notch...

Summary

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Calculator, 'The Brical Weight Adding Machine', with packaging, metal / leather / textile, made by British Calculator Ltd, United Kingdom, c. 1910

A weight adding machine used for assessing bale weights. The machine consists of a series of metal wheels that do not share a common axis. The outer circumference of each ring has a series of notches or teeth cut into there surface. A black metal lid covers the whole assembly. There are curved slots cut into its surface of the lid to reveal the notches in the wheels below. Totals are read on scale engraved below the slots. The adding machine is enclosed inside a brown leather box. The base of the box, where the calculator sits is covered in blue velvet. The inside of the lid of the box is covered in blue satin fabric.

Production

British Calculators Ltd c 1910

Source

Gift of A M L & F Company Limited, 1969
4 December, 1969

Cite this Object

A 'Brical Weight Adding Machine'. 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 June 2017, <https://ma.as/253120>
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