Patent Model for a Postmarking and Cancelling Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an apparatus for postmarking and postmark-cancelling; it was granted patent number 219587. The patent details the feeding mechanism for a postmarking machine.
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, postmarking and cancelling
date made
ca 1879
patent date
Leavitt, Thomas
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (part material)
overall: 12 in x 8 in x 8 in; 30.48 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
accession number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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