Patent Model of a Book-Stitching Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book-stitching machine which was granted patent number 232446 in 1880. This was an improvement on Boynton's earlier patent, number 203530 in 1878, and allowed for easier adjustment for books of different sizes. The model is damaged.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-09-21
maker
Boynton, Edward S.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 22 in x 24 in; 29.21 cm x 55.88 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
GA*24910
patent number
232447
catalog number
GA*24910
accession number
1978.1070
patent number
232447
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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