Powers Plain Sorter, Punched Card Sorting Machine (1920s)

The Automatic Plain Sorter, circa 1920's, was used to sort punched cards into desired groups. The machine could sort over 16, 000 cards per hour.

The Powers Accounting Machine Company of New York City produced a variety of early card-punch machines and related tabulating machines. They were absorbed by Remington-Rand in 1927.

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