Shiny Die Plate Daters date stamp. It was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure..

Physical Description

The main body of the stamp is comprised of a metal rectangular shaped box and has a secondary rectangular metal plate hinged to its underside. This plate has a rectangular aperture that reveals the date/name details and can be flipped open to allow access to the inner workings of the stamp. The date stamp itself is fixed to the main metal body of the stamp but the name details are located on the rim of the hinged metal plate, both have remnants of the black ink used for stamping. The handle is wooden and bulbous in appearance and has the word 'shiny' engraved up the exterior surface.

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