Vintage Cast Metal Porter Safety Seal Bank Bag Truck Trailer Seal Chicago Tool
Vintage Cast Metal Porter Safety Seal Bank Bag Truck Trailer Seal Chicago Tool
Vintage Cast Metal Porter Safety Seal Bank Bag Truck Trailer Seal Chicago Tool
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Vintage Cast Metal Porter Safety Seal Bank Bag Truck Trailer Seal Chicago Tool

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Vintage Porter Safety Seal Chicago For Bank Bags and Boxcars
Invented by J.J.Tuohy
Patented May 9, 1916
Measures 6 5/8” in length
Stamped with “Porter Safety Seal Co. Chicago”
and
“Patented 6-10-02 & 5-9-16”
Comes with the patent papers
Patent states “This invention relates to improvements in an implement for sealing bags or the like where the tie loop is drawn about the neck of the bag and sealed in a sealing block that is clamped upon the ends of the tie loop in such manner as to hold it securely gripped about the neck of the bag.”
Used for sealing bank bags – Wells Fargo used these to seal coin bags
Boxcar Contents were also apparently sealed with this seal after loading and the seal was checked after transporting to make sure the contents were original
CONDITION
Fine
 No issues noted
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