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McFiggins Robert B, Eckert Jr Alton B: Remote postage meter resetting method. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, February 12, 1974: US3792446 (113 worldwide citation)

A data center equipped with a programmed digital computer and a voice answer-back unit processes telephone calls from users of postage meters equipped with combination locks, wherein each lock inhibits recharging of its associated meter with an additional postage increment while locked and its combi ...


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Hubbard David W: Ink jet postage printing apparatus. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, March 11, 1975: US3869986 (81 worldwide citation)

A postage printing machine is described wherein postage indicia are formed with an electronically controlled ink jet printing device. A rotating drum carrying a conventiona die printing plate is moved past the ink jet printing device, the latter being adapted to be actuated in predetermined sequence ...


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Zucker Fredric E, Eckert Alton B, Hinman Bruce E, Feinland Seymour: Electronic combination lock and lock system. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, March 26, 1974: US3800284 (35 worldwide citation)

An electronic lock system utilizes a function generator at each access point to generate a pair of digitally encoded lock combinations, which, when matched by a digitally encoded lock combination borne by a key, permits access. One of the combinations, when matched, additionally controls the functio ...


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Rastorguyeff Andrew W, Uthenwoldt Frederick W: Printing selectively on letters or on tape with flat bed printing means. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, February 12, 1974: US3791293 (28 worldwide citation)

A machine for printing selectively on letters or on lengths of tape of the pressure sensitive adhesive type is provided by combining with a postage meter having flat bed printing means, tape supply and control means and a tape carrier which is projectible into the throat of the postage meter to the ...


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Hanson Walter J: Value dispensing mechanisms. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, July 16, 1974: US3823666 (25 worldwide citation)

A postage meter having a mechanism which is rotatable to print a postage impression of a selected value. A mechanism for setting the postage value is provided, and is assembled with the printing mechanism for rotation therewith. This setting mechanism includes selector wheels which are coaxially rot ...


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Hanson Walter J: Currency dispenser. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, February 12, 1974: US3791392 (22 worldwide citation)

A paper currency dispenser is described for rapidly dispensing a number of notes or bills. The dispenser has an automatic in-feed as well as an automatic out-feed drive with bill detectors suitably located to sense the passage of separated bills. Signals from the detectors may be used to update a co ...


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Hanson Walter J, Parups Eriks: Bursting apparatus. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, June 10, 1975: US3888399 (21 worldwide citation)

A bursting apparatus is provided for separating and/or deleaving carbon paper from a multipart perforated continuous series of forms having carbon paper interleaved therein. The forms are fed to a bursting station which includes a clamp bar and a segmented bursting roller which is driven by a one-re ...


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Zweig Gilbert: Method for creating multiple electrostatic copies by persistent conductivity. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, November 11, 1975: US3918971 (20 worldwide citation)

A photoconductive insulating layer coated onto a substrate is rendered uniformly non-conductive to make multiple copies by negatively charging the surface. The layer is next sensitized by positively charging the surface after which it is imaged and conventionally developed with electrostatically att ...


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Tramposch Herbert: Batch ticket reader. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert W, Wittstein Martin D, February 12, 1974: US3791516 (18 worldwide citation)

Ticket reading apparatus is disclosed having a moving grooved belt for transporting tickets fed singly thereto by separator rollers controlled by a clutch and brake in relation to information recording speed. Reading is accomplished by at least two detectors spaced to read information along the leng ...


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DuBois Robert Clark, Pollak Jr Philip, Ross William A: Combined electrostatic-lithographic duplicating process and apparatus. Pitney Bowes, Soltow Jr William D, Scribner Albert A, Wittstein Martin D, January 21, 1975: US3861306 (17 worldwide citation)

A combined electrostatic-lithographic duplicating process and apparatus is disclosed in which an electrostatic master copy of an original document is made in a zerographic copying unit and the master copy is subsequently converted to a lithographic master from which ink copies are made in a lithogra ...