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Bates Stapler, Model c Stapler, late 1940s

This is a Stapler. It was manufactured by Bates Manufacturing Company. It is dated late 1940s and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Shirley M. Weiss. It is credited Gift of Shirley M. Weiss.

Its dimensions are

11 x 20.5 x 6 cm (4 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

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Bates Stapler, Model c Stapler, late 1940s; Manufactured by Bates Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; metal, plastic; 11 x 20.5 x 6 cm (4 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Shirley M. Weiss; 1997-67-1

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