Patent model for printers' sidesticks and quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for paired sidesticks, grooved and tapered on the inside surfaces to take matching quoins; the invention was granted patent number 87339. The sticks were held together loosely by dowels.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, sidesticks and quoins
patent model
Date made
1869
date made
ca 1869
patent date
1869-03-02
maker
House, Thomas J.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 cm x 29.5 cm x 3.7 cm; 9/16 in x 11 5/8 in x 1 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.087339
patent number
087339
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.087339
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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