Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for quoins whose two sides were opened or closed by wedges governed by a central double-threaded screw; the invention was granted patent number 139351.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printer quoins
patent model
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-05-27
maker
Ames, Chauncey W.
Sprague, E. H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.7 cm x 8 cm x 1.5 cm; 11/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
1996.0062.01
patent number
139351
accession number
1996.0062
catalog number
1996.0062.01
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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