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Ricardson and His Many Varieties

Richarson batteries unlike Boyd's batteries occur in many different varieties and sizes (at least 4).  Most have a heart center, but there are two varities with a cross.

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Richardson battery patented in the U.S. February 3, 1880.

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Richardson Cross patented in the U.S, & other principal countries.

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Richardson heart shaped battery without the name Richardson.

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Difficult to read, but the words CHILD SIZE are on this small battery.

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Box for the cross variety. Note that F. de Boyeres was the sole agent.

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Richardson Cross patd. & reg. in US, GB, France, Italy, etc.

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Large size Richardson with a broad band collar.

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Box which contained the heart variety.

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