19th Century Patented Coin Sorting Machine
19th Century Patented Coin Sorting Machine
19th Century Patented Coin Sorting Machine
19th Century Patented Coin Sorting Machine
19th Century Patented Coin Sorting Machine

HENRY HANMER (worked from 1895)

19th Century Patented Coin Sorting Machine

1895 Liverpool

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In polished mahogany, together with an original copy of the patent, in its original wooden crate. The coin sorter was used to sort coins of the following denominations: 5/-, 4/-, 2/6, 2/-, 1/-, 6d and 3d.

The patent relating to this ‘Coin Sorting Apparatus’, Patent No. 566,453, has an application date of 12th January 1895, and an acceptance date of 27th April 1895. It states: ‘I, Henry Howard Hanmer, of 30 Exchange Street East, Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Cotton Broker, do hereby declare the nature of this invention to be as follows:- This invention has reference to apparatus for sorting coins of different sizes, as the coins of this realm, ranging from the smallest, as threepenny bits, to the largest, as five shilling pieces ; and it has mainly for its object to obviate the large amount of time which is now used in counting and sorting mixed quantities of coins.’
Dimensions
Height 46.50 cm (18.31 inches)
Width 45.00 cm (17.72 inches)
Depth 33.00 cm (12.99 inches)
Stock Code
6356
Medium
Polished mahogany
Signed/Inscribed
Crate marked: ‘HANMERS / COIN SORTER Co Ltd / LIVERPOOL.’
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