Patent model for sidesticks and quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a combination of quoins and sidesticks which was granted patent number 218518. The quoins swiveled on the ends of wide screws that turned into the sides of the metal sidesticks. A guage in the center of each sidestick told the compositor how far the quoin could be extended.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, sidesticks and quoins
patent model
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-08-12
maker
Gosorn, George T.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 cm x 26.2 cm x 3.5 cm; 9/16 in x 10 5/16 in x 1 3/8 in
ID Number
1996.0062.09
patent number
218518
accession number
1996.0062
catalog number
1996.0062.09
patent number
218518
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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