Patent Model for a Postmarking and Cancelling Machine

Patent Model for a Postmarking and Cancelling Machine

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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.
Object Name
patent model
machine, postmarking and cancelling
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-09-16
maker
Leavitt, Thomas
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (part material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 8 in x 8 in; 30.48 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
GA.89797.219587
accession number
89797
catalog number
GA.23815
accession number
306487
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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