Science and Technology

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Leavitt cancelling machine patent model

Find resources related to science and technology on the National Postal Museum's website.

Researchers working with the Foster and Freeman VSC6000
The National Postal Museum (NPM) houses a laboratory with a unique combination of equipment for the analytical or forensic study of philatelic materials.
The nation needed a postal system that could meet its surging need. To answer that challenge the Post Office Department had to integrate new machines and systems into an organization that was second only to the military in scope and numbers. It would not be easy.