From the great encyclopedia of mechanical calculating
Besonderheiten...: It has the external look of an 'extra large' version of the usual Burroughs Calculator (Klasse 5). Then it's very likely that also mechanical characteristics are similar.
Laut Trust Companies, Banking Publicity Assn. of the United States, wurden "nur" 5 Maschinen gebaut.
The above encyclopedia says:
«How big is the Largest Adding Machine in the World?
The largest machine ever made was produced in 1915 and has a capacity of forty columns, or within one unit of ten duodecillions... This machine was exhibited at the Panama Expositions in 1915.»
Wonder Book of Knowledge, 1927
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