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
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
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object