Postage Meter Manufactured in Norway

Karl Uchermann of Oslo, Norway invented the postage meter, which were adopted by the Norwegian Postal Service in 1903.

Date:
      1903
Name(s):
      Karl Uchermann
Occupation:
      Inventor
Location:
      Oslo, Norway

Additional Information:

  • Karl Uchermann – WikiVisually
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  • Karl Uchermann | Revolvy
    Karl Uchermann (31 January 1855 – 15 October 1940) was a Norwegian … Julenek med fugler from 1882 is located at the Royal Palace, Oslo. … He designed the world’s first practical franking machine in 1901, which was further developed …. In 1903, Uchermann and Krag received a patent on a postal franking machine.
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