Patent Model of a Railway Ticket Printing and Registering Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a railway ticket printing and registering machine; the invention was granted patent number 141336. A roll of card blanks was pre-numbered and printed with the station name. This machine added the destination and date and cut off each ticket, while printing a record copy of the sale. It was an improvement on an earlier Dyer patent (1872, Patent 134042).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
apparatus, machine
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-07-29
maker
Dyer, John
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 11.8 cm x 9.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.141336
accession number
089797
patent number
141336
catalog number
GA*89797.141336
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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