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National Cash Register Co

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Dec 1921.
Dec 1921.
October 1951.
October 1952.
October 1953.
Oct 1956.
October 1958. Itemmatic.
Oct 1960.
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Oct 1966.
Photographed in Falkland Islands.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Newport Museum, Monmouthshire.
Exhibit at Newport Museum, Monmouthshire.
Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.
Detail. Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.

of 206 Marylebone Road, London, NW1. (Selling) - 1947

of Kingsway West, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Telephone: Dundee 85265. Cables: "Nacareco, Dundee". (Manufacturing) - 1947

1884 John H. Patterson founded the National Cash Register Company in the USA, maker of the first mechanical cash registers.

1885 Company founded.

1895 Private company.

1906 Charles F. Kettering designed the first electric motor-powered cash register.

1914 NCR developed one of the first automated credit systems.

1926 US parent NCR became publicly owned.

1944 Patent - Improvements in or relating to printing means. [1]

1947 As the National Cash Register Co (Manufacturing) Ltd. Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Cash Registers, Accounting Machines, Adding-Listing Machines, Credit Sanction Telephone Equipment and Paper Rolls. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1187) [2]

1952 NCR acquired Computer Research Corporation (CRC), of Hawthorne, California, which produced a line of digital computers with applications in aviation.

1953 Parent company established the Electronics Division to continue to pursue electronic applications for business machines.

1957 Announced first fully transistorized business computer, the NCR 304.

1961 Manufacturing, distributing and servicing of cash registers, adding, accounting and statistical machines, electronic data processing systems, printing, stationery and other allied supplies. 3,400 employees. [3]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. [4]

1974 Name changed to NCR Corporation. Commercialized first bar code scanners.

1991 NCR was acquired by AT&T.

1887 Spun-off from AT&T as NCR Corporation

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