Lot #185 - 7 New York Central Dater Dies

 
 

 

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Railroad New York Central 
Size standard 
Condition vg /excellent

This is a group of 7 brass dater machine dies are from upstate New York. They vary a bit in condition and they have not been cleaned. The last picture is a digital manipulation. Because the dies read backwards, it is awkward to read them. This group includes: 

(1) Buffalo Central Terminal 

(2) LaSalle Street Station, Chicago 

(3) 165 Broadway, NY 

(4, 5, 6, 7) different Extra dies marked NYC

Dater dies were used in machines to validate tickets. The dater machines require a die. The dies usually have a location a and a number to help identify who stamped a ticket. All of the dies in this auction are from one collection.

 

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