Patent model for printers' sidesticks and quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for sidesticks made with two symmetrical series of inclined surfaces; the invention was granted patent number 133948. Matching quoins were adjusted by turning a double-threaded screw.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, sidesticks and quoins
patent model
date made
ca 1872
patent date
1872-12-17
maker
McGrath, Thomas
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.7 cm x 31 cm x 3.5 cm; 11/16 in x 12 3/16 in x 1 3/8 in
ID Number
1996.0062.12
patent number
133948
accession number
1996.0062
catalog number
1996.0062.12
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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