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Catalog Number 2000.004.005
Object Name Sign, Trade
Description A small brass sign with money order rates for Wells Fargo & Company. On the back there is a white sticker with "NVF14 A. 14/3".
Rate Cutter. A small brass plate that was used to hold a stub tightly in place, while the money order was being "cut" (torn) from it. Money Order "rates" were printed on the face of the brass plate. Hence, the term "rate cutter" came into use. (From the book "Company Property" of Wells, Fargo & Co's. Express 1852-1918) in our library.
Dimensions H-5 W-1.75 inches
Height (in) 5
Width (in) 1.75
Imagefile 001\2000.004.005.JPG
Material brass