Elliott Addressing Machine Co. tool

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Description (Brief)
A specialized metal tool used to insert stencils into the metal frame of an addressing machine. It has advertising copy on the celluloid handle for Elliott Addressing Machine Co. of Boston, Mass. This tool was probably given to customers who purchased the machines.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1900
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (handle material)
ferrous metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 cm x 14.5 cm x .5 cm; 1/2 in x 5 11/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 3/16 in x 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; .47625 cm x 1.27 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1383
catalog number
2006.0098.1383
accession number
2006.0098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History