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
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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