George W. N. Yost Typewriter Patent Model

George W. N. Yost Typewriter Patent Model

Description
This typewriter patent model accompanied George W.N. Yost’s patent application that received patent number 313,973 on March 17, 1885. The patent covered a variety of improvements to typewriters, including a platen and carriage adapted for regulating line and letter spacing, and a bell ringing on the carriage return.
Location
Currently not on view
patent date
1885-03-17
inventor
Yost, George W. N.
associated place
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
overall: 9 3/4 in x 16 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 24.765 cm x 41.91 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
ME.308633
catalog number
308633
license number
313,973
patent number
313,973
accession number
89797
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Typewriters
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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