Faerman Cash Register Company

Faerman Cash Registers Closure Scare on the Bowery [Updated]

Last modified October 11, 2019 at 2:18 pm

A Bowery relic is no more. Faerman Cash Register Company just closed the till for the last time, as it were. Tipsters wrote in to say that showroom at 159 Bowery is clearing out; the gates were drawn yesterday afternoon. Update: the store is not closed. They were observing Yom Kippur As previously reported, 159 […]

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After a Century on the Bowery, Faerman Cash Registers is Cashing out

Last modified July 23, 2019 at 9:14 am

brief documentary At one point in the mid-twentieth century, the Bowery boasted several cash register stores; soon, though, the count could be down to one. In operation for over a century, the iconic Faerman Cash Register Company is about to depart. The business recently put its building at 159 Bowery up for sale, and there […]

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Pacific Business Machine at 58 Orchard

Posted December 23, 2009 at 6:36 am

Cash register suppliers might be an endangered species in this neighborhood now, but it wasn’t always that way.  At one point, the Bowery was synonymous with cash register storefronts.  In a March 2009 New York Times profile of Faerman’s [via Vanishing NY], James Barron wrote that “beneath the old Third Avenue el, among the restaurant […]