Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a three-part quoin, the parts being held together by a key passing through a slot in the central wedge; the invention was granted patent number 148308. Roughened sides of the quoin prevented slippage on other furniture.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printers quoins
patent model
date made
ca 1874
patent date
1874-03-10
maker
Lame, Samuel C.
Briggs, Ferdinand Sherwin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 3 cm x 1.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 1 3/16 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
1996.0062.11
patent number
148308
accession number
1996.0062
catalog number
1996.0062.11
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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