Contributed by Colby College Special Collections
The Paymaster machine belonged to Levine's: The Store for Men and Boys that began in 1891 in Waterville.
William Levine, who was a peddler before starting the store, reportedly came to Maine because licenses for peddling were less expensive than in Massachusetts.
The machine was used to write checks that could not easily be tampered with.
About This Item
- Title: Paymaster machine, Waterville, ca. 1960
- Creator: Paymaster Corp.
- Creation Date: circa 1960
- Subject Date: circa 1960
- Town: Waterville
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Metal
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Clothing stores--Maine--Waterville
- Stores & shops--Maine--Waterville
- Clothing stores--Equipment and supplies
For more information about this item, contact:Colby College Special Collections
5150 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901
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