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Cash Registers

┬áIn 1879, James and John Ritty patented a device to register transactions mechanically in order to stop pilfering in James’ saloon in Dayton, Ohio. The machine worked but did not sell. In 1884, the Ritty’s sold the patent to John H Patterson who set up a company, National Cash Register, to improve and market the […]  Continue Reading »