Patent Model for a Hand Stamp

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a hand stamp which was granted patent number 34166. The patent details a percussion stamp for marking the backs of railroad tickets with the ticket remaining face up, and for perforating tickets printed on strips of paper.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1862
patent date
1862-01-14
maker
Shaffer, John
Spencer, Edward
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29.8 cm x 21.8 cm x 6.8 cm; 11 3/4 in x 8 9/16 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.034166
patent number
034166
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.034166
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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