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Schermack postage vending machine documents

Description:

Seven documents related to Schermack postage stamp vending machines include: an instruction manual, a guarantee card, a caution tag, a brochure of Schermack products, letter and receipt from Schermack Productions Corporation about the purchase of Model 45, and an envelope for the instruction manual.

The letter and receipt dated January 21 and 20, 1947, respectively, record the purchase of a "Single Model 45 stamp vending machines" for $49 paid by Berk's Indian Trading Post of Flagstaff, Arizona.

Date:
1947
Markings:
Title of manual (2002.2033.1.1): "INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE USE OF / SANITARY POSTAGE MACHINES / How To Conduct A Successful Sanitary Postage Station"
Medium:
paper; ink / printed
Dimensions:
27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2033.1
Place:
Michigan
Transcription:

[2002.2033.1.5 Letter]

PIONEERS AND LARGEST PRODUCERS OF HIGH GRADE

Equipment to Aid Postal Communication

[Schermack logo]

SCHERMACK PRODUCTS CORPORATION

1164 WEST BALTIMORE AVENUE

DETROIT 2, MICHIGAN

January 21, 1947

Berk's Indian Trading Post

6 North Leroux Street

Flagstaff, Arizona

Dear Sir:

We acknowledge with thanks receipt of your letter of January 18th ordering one of our Single Model 45 stamp vending machines together with your remittance in the amount of $49 to cover payment in full.

This equipment will be shipped within a day or two together with complete instructions for its use.

We feel sure that the use of this equipment will prove to be an added convenience and accommodation to your customers and you will find that it will actually pay for itself in a comparatively short time out of the profits earned.

Very truly yours,

SCHERMACK PRODUCTS CORPORATION

E. L. Protin [signed]

E. L. Protin, Asst. Secy.

ELP/EP

SUCCESSORS TO SCHERMACK CO. - ESTABLISHED 1911


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