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Figure 6

Illustrative engraving of a drop stamp

Engraving of a drop stamp, from Lardner’s Cabinet Cyclopaedia: A Treatise on the Progressive Improvement and Present State of the Manufactures in Metal, Volume 3, London, 1834. The height of the stamp shown will have been scaled down in order to fit the dimensions of the Cyclopedia page