J. & E. Stevens Co.
Miscellaneous Patent Papers
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Mechanical Bank Reseller Advertising
1876 through 1936
Mechanical Bank Notes by Sy
— 1982 to 2014
Mechanical Bank Notes by
F. H. Griffith
— 1951 to 1983
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F. H. Griffith, Bob and Jean McCumber, Mark Haber,
Bill Norman, F. H. Griffith, Deborah and Al Davidson, Joe Knight,
Bill and Lena Roup, John and Bettie Feather, Bill Robison, Fritz Kokish,
Sy & Linda Schreckinger, and
E. Curro — 1954