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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.

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

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

Richardson heart shaped battery without the name Richardson.

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

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

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

Large size Richardson with a broad band collar.

Box which contained the heart variety.

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