The first commercially successful postage meter revolutionized mail rooms everywhere.

What Do You Know About the Pitney Bowes Model M Postage Meter?

Dec 18, 2020

by ASME.org

From the earliest years of the United States Post Office, buying and affixing stamps was the only way to pay for the delivery service. But with the rise of large corporations at the beginning of the 20th century, the manual labor involved with licking and sticking stamps became a burden. In 1920, two businessmen came up with a faster and easier way to pay for postage. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the Pitney Bowes Model M Postage Meter.



 
 

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