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
Object Name
patent model, typewriter
patent date
1885-03-17
inventor
Yost, George W. N.
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
associated place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
ME*308633
catalog number
308633
license number
313,973
patent number
313,973
accession number
89797
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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