AU1774892A - Automated self-service package shipping machine - Google Patents

Automated self-service package shipping machine

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Publication number
AU1774892A
AU1774892A AU17748/92A AU1774892A AU1774892A AU 1774892 A AU1774892 A AU 1774892A AU 17748/92 A AU17748/92 A AU 17748/92A AU 1774892 A AU1774892 A AU 1774892A AU 1774892 A AU1774892 A AU 1774892A
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Australia
Prior art keywords
service package
automated self
package shipping
shipping machine
machine
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Abandoned
Application number
AU17748/92A
Inventor
John B Daron
Asher Gil
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
Pi Electronics Inc
Original Assignee
Pi Electronics Inc
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Filing date
Publication date
Priority to US07/678,063 priority Critical patent/US5152241A/en
Priority to US678063 priority
Application filed by Pi Electronics Inc filed Critical Pi Electronics Inc
Publication of AU1774892A publication Critical patent/AU1774892A/en
Application status is Abandoned legal-status Critical

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    • G07B2017/00209Mailbox, i.e. container for outgoing mail
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    • G07B2017/00225Vending machine or POS (Point Of Sale) apparatus
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    • G07B17/00Franking apparatus
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AU17748/92A 1990-04-04 1992-04-01 Automated self-service package shipping machine Abandoned AU1774892A (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US07/678,063 US5152241A (en) 1990-04-04 1991-04-01 Cable stopper
US678063 1991-04-01

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AU1774892A true AU1774892A (en) 1992-11-02

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