Patent Model for a Typecasting Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a typecasting machine which was granted patent number 3324. The patent details improvements to David Bruce's earlier pivotal typecaster, specifically, adjustable parts to the mold, a method of opening the mold and tilting the matrix and the piston to force metal into the mold.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, typecasting
Date made
1843
date made
ca 1843
patent date
1843-11-06
maker
Bruce, Jr., David
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 15.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 8 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.003324
accession number
89797
patent number
003324
catalog number
GA*89797.003324
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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