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
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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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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