Automatic Numbering Machine, Model No. 49A


A paper label on the wooden box reads in part “MODEL NO. 49? / Automatic Numbering Machine / PATENTED U.S. AND EUROPE / THIS MACHINE IS FULLY GUARANTEED BY / THE ROBERTS NUMBERING MACHINE CO. / SUCCESSOR to the Bates Machine Co. / MAKERS / 606-710 Jamaica Ave. / BROOKLYN, N.Y., U.S.A.” The form, under the Roberts name, was on the market by the early 1920s.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Brooklyn

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Credit Line: From collection of George A. Bender (Accession 286284)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-12918Catalog Number: M-12918Accession Number: 286284Collector/Donor Number: 152

Object Name: Number Stamping Machine

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: number stamping machine: 5 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 5.715 cm x 4.1275 cmoverall: 2 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 16.51 cm x 7.3025 cm


Record Id: nmah_725288

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