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Elliott hand cranked addressing machine, ca. 1925

Contributed by Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

This image is of an Elliott hand cranked addressing machine probably from the 1920s.

Sterling Elliott developed the Elliott Hand Cranked Address Machine in the 1920s. They sold for $35 at that time. This machine was designed for lodge secretaries and firms who have small mailing lists. It printed addresses as nicely as the larger addressing machine, but it is was not as fast. The form to be addressed was inserted with the left hand, then one turn of the hand crank, prints the address and moves the address cards along and automatically ejects the addressed envelope.

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  • Title: Elliott hand cranked addressing machine, ca. 1925
  • Creator: Elliott Addressing Machine Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Livermore Falls
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: metal
  • Local Code: 2013.4.2
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum
PO Box 293, Jay, ME 04239
(207) 592-1807
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