addressing machine defined in 1939 yearaddressing machine - Addressing Machine;
addressing machine - Apparatus by which printed or typewritten matter such as names and addresses on envelopes or wrappers, names and details on forms, pay rolls, renewal and receipt notices, municipal demand notes, and many other varieties of listed matter can be printed. The main characteristic is the capacity to print long series of names and facts in desired sequences at speeds up to 5,000 per hour. In one machine, the Addressograph, embossed metal address plates are used which form complete reproducing indexed units. They are printed on hand or electric power ribbon printing machines. In another system, the Elliott, the stencils from which the addressing is done can be prepared on a typewriter. For a works pay sheet, for instance, 250 stencils at a time are printed rapidly on sheets of any length.
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