To begin with, John Patterson begins NCR in Dayton, Ohio in 1884. Equally important, he establishes this company to make mechanical cash registers. Most notably, the company purchases the patents from the inventor, James Ritty, in 1879. In addition, Mr. Patterson assembles his investors from National Manufacturing Company to form National Cash Register. Consequently, this company becomes the NCR corporation. 

Most importantly, the invention of the cash register cuts down on employee theft. Surprisingly, the N.C.R. Primer is the first training manual in existence. Equally important, the idea is to sell a business function, rather than just a piece of machinery.  Moreover, the owners launch one of the world’s first sales campaigns “Get a Receipt”

Most noteworthy, this video features a large variety of National Cash Registers. Consequently, these registers sell at the Tucson Antique Mall. Equally important, all these machines sell to one buyer. As a matter of fact, all of these machines are now on display inside the buyers office!

Especially relevant is that Dwight and Christy, of the Tucson Antique Mall, visit with former National Cash Register (NCR)  technician Ed Simmendinger. Furthermore, in this video Ed explains the features, functions and the controls of these beautiful vintage cashing handling machines. In addition, Ed explains the difference between the models. Also, Ed explains how these beautiful cash registers evolve from very basic to very complicated. Equally important, Mr. Simmendinger talks about how these machines differ from new point of sell systems. In conclusion, these machines are basically large piggy banks.

As a result of scouring the internet, you may find that there is very little information available about these beautiful machines. Hopefully, this video provides you with some answers about your own cash register(s). Especially relevant is that these machines are little more than fancy machines to hold money. As a result, surprisingly they do not perform addition or any complex functions.

Most interestingly, they build these unique registers of solid brass with cast iron gears. Most notably, some of the machines have nickel plating over brass. In addition, other machines incorporate quarter-sawed oak cabinetry and oak cashier drawers. As a result of this video, a prosperous farmer from Canada buys this entire collection for his office décor. 

*In conclusion, this entire collection of cash registers sells to one buyer. They sell at the Tucson Antique Mall aka the American Antique Mall


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