Patent Model - Improvement in Stamp-Canceling Devices
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C. Egerton, Patentee
Munroe Snell, Patentee
Theodore Snell, Patentee
James Fryer, Assignee
Dec 30 1879
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23 x 17 x 2 1/4" (58.4 x 43.2 x 5.7cm)
C. Egerton, M. Snell, and T. Snell assigned one-third of their right to James Fryer, of Baltimore County, Maryland. Their invention "relates to a device for canceling internal-revenue stamps, such as are affixed to barrels and casks of liquor, beer, &c., and boxes of tobacco, and is an improvement on that class of canceling devices which combine a screw with a rotating scratching-plate." (Patent Number 223,035)
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