COPIER DONATED TO MUSEUM ON THIS DAY IN 1985

Xerox_914
Xerox 914

The Xerox 914, invented by Chester Carlson (below), was the first successful  
commercial plain paper copier. It was first introduced to the public on September
16, 1959 and revolutionized the document-copying industry. The original machine
was presented to the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History.

 

Carlson-Chester main
Physicist and Inventor Chester Floyd Carlson was born
in Seattle, Washington in 1906

xerox ad 1961

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,CLASSIC ADS,DEBUT,HISTORY,INDUSTRY,INVENTION,Trivia and have Comment (1)

One Response to “COPIER DONATED TO MUSEUM ON THIS DAY IN 1985”

  1. Jan says:

    Hello,
    I have probably the oldest of Rank Xerox copier 813
    The copier is in very good condition and functional.
    You can even work outside.
    Copier comes in 1963, so this year has exactly 50 years.
    http://www.typewriter-muzeum.pl
    thank you
    Jan Kałuża

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