Typewriter Ink Ribbon Mechanism Patent Model

Description
This model was submitted with patent number 286,161 by A. H. P. Stuart Wortley of London, England that was granted October 2, 1883. The patent applied to an improvement in the ink ribbon spool shaft of typewriters that was meant to reduce the sagging of the ribbon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model, typewriter
patent date
1883-10-02
inventor
Wortley, A. H. P. Stuart
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 9 in x 12 in; 10.16 cm x 22.86 cm x 30.48 cm
associated place
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
ME*318159
catalog number
318159
license number
286,161
accession number
254082
patent number
286,161
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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