Object Detail


Maker and Role
Anthony Flamm (French), Patentee
Description
Flamm's patent consists of "an improved system and apparatus by which a secret correspondence, in the shape of letters, postal-cards, telegrams, or otherwise, can be carried out, with the usual letters of the alphabet, rapidly, and yet be unintelligible to all outside parties, by use of a simple and inexpensive apparatus." (Patent Number 166,761)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Date
Aug 17 1875
Place
Currently on Display
Yes
Object No
2015.14.2010

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