Antique automatic stamping machine by Commercial brand. Used by the railroad, lawyers, accountants, general office and factory use for identifying documentation. Patented 1891, one year prior to well known Bates numbering machine, who knows, this could have been the original design of automatic stamping.
In excellent working condition for over 125 years. Original wood handle. Strong and sturdy frame. Smooth stamping movement. Locking mechanism can be engaged when stamp fully depressed in order to set numbers or change stamp pad. Ink pad is dried out and must be replaced. Four rows of numbers from 0-9. Can be set to number consecutively, duplicates, or repeats by simply pulling pin to adjust setting 1,2,or 3. Hallmarked "Commercial" PAT Oct. 27 '91 - PAT Sept.29.1910. Made in U.S.A. on front and number 286391 on back. Beautiful antique font. Unique and one-of-a kind piece of industrial history.
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Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
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Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Conditions of return
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Additional return information
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