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PATENT NO 4553252
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A cartridge housing contains a semi-conductor or memory for storing digital information which may be accessed by an external device for display on a screen. The cartridge includes a counting circuit for counting the number of times the cartridge is used and a display for exhibiting the count.

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Egendorf, Harris H 8016 Bustleton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19152 3 189

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