Patent Model - Improvement in Perforating-Stamps

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Henry Norrington, Patentee
Production date
Nov 12 1878
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Wood, brass
10 x 6 x 5 1/2" (25.4 x 15.2 x 14cm)
Norrington's patent "is an improvement in the class of hand-perforating stamps or check and draft-punches in which the figures representing the amount for which the check or draft is drawn are cut bodily from the paper, for the purpose of preventing fraudulent alteration by obviating the possibility of changing the face of the check or draft to some different amount." (Patent Number 209,915)
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