Early Chicken Scratch Register

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1 year 11 months ago - 1 year 11 months ago #2330 by NAV
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I saw this early Chicken Scratch Register on Craigslist without a model and serial number tag. Upon giving it a close examination I noticed the bottom row of key checks are divided into three sections. Don't recall seeing this on a brass case register before. I have seen it on the 138/147 cast iron registers. Any ideas on why this was made like this?



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1 year 11 months ago #2334 by rvkapp1
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The keys were separated into cents, dimes, then dollars. I'm sure this was to compete with the Boston cash registers as their keyboard was set up the same way.

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1 year 11 months ago #2338 by NAV
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That makes sense.

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1 year 11 months ago #2357 by Dick Witcher
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I have one. It has model "37" S/N S34547 on it. I found it locally many years ago. It had to be a "Knocker" against Boston machines.
Dick

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