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Gaylord 400 electric number printer, 1980s-1990s

 Item — Object: 3
Identifier: Mem_inv_0032 

Scope and Contents

The Gaylord 400 number printer was used in the library between the 1980s and the 1990s to emboss library card information on checkout slips.


  • Usage: 1980s-1990s


1 Object

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

Cat 5-9 C5

Physical Description

Black electric number printer.


13.7 (depth) x 7.8 (width) x 5.9 (height) inches


The 400 number printer was made by Gaylord Bros., Inc. It was an electronic machine used to emboss information on labels for different materials.


Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024 USA
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