This was the first successful machine for mechanizing the identification and price marking of retail merchandise. At a single stroke of the operating handle, the machine formed a tag from a roll of stock, imprinted it with price and other information, formed a wire staple, and stapled the tag to the merchandise. This means for dispensing with handmade and written tags amounted to a minor revolution in the then rapidly expanding retail industry.
Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalSub Category: RetailEra: 1900-1909DateCreated: 1902Monarch Marking SystemsMiamisburgState: OHZip: 45342Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asme.org/about-asme/history/landmarks/topics-m-z/retail/-150-pin-ticketing-machine-%281902%29, https://www.asme.org/getmedia/46f6b343-2c49-45b9-b18e-ee8784c1b49b/150-Pin-Ticketing-Machine-1902.aspxCreator: Kohnle, Frederick
YearAdded:Image Credit: Courtesy ASMEEra_date_from: 1902