George W. N. Yost Typewriter Patent Model

Description
This typewriter patent model accompanied George W.N. Yost’s patent application that received patent number 343,655 on June 15th 1886. The patent covered a type-writing machine with adjustable type bars arranged in two curved rows, with an inking ribbon situated between the two rows that moved in concert with the carriage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model, typewriter
patent date
1886-06-15
inventor
Yost, George W. N.
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 13 in x 13 in; 20.32 cm x 33.02 cm x 33.02 cm
associated place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
ME*308635
catalog number
308635
license number
349,349
accession number
89797
patent number
343,655
subject
Computers & Business Machines
Typewriters
See more items in
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Typewriters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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