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Object ID 002673

Object Name Stamp Vending Machine

Object Desc Red, white, and blue metal vending machine. Originally dispensed stamps.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002376

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Vending Machine


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 26

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Vending Machine,Stamps,Post Office,U.S. Post Office,

Title Stamp Vending Machine

Description Red, white, and blue metal vending machine. Originally dispensed stamps. Front reads: "Insert dime 10?, Insert nickel 5?, U.S. Stamps, push lever down slowly, pull up slowly, push lever down slowly, pull up slowly, Pull Stamps off, Pull Stamps off, Postage stamp Vendor Co., 600 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago 5, Illinois." Sides read: "U.S. postage."


Approx Collection Date

Height 13.25

Length 8.25

Width 7.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Postage Stamp Vendor Co.

Maker Details -

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2376



Date JUL 24,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Wear to front, model stamps have been removed.


Date JUL 27,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date JUL 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 26 from Room 4, Shelf 25 - automatic entry by admin