Patent models for ink pads

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a strong, compact inking pad for canceling or dating stamps and other devices; the invention was granted patent number 135949. The elastic stuffing of the pad was saturated with ink, which penetrated the cloth or chamois covering.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-02-18
patentee
Towne, Henry R.
Taylor, Warren H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.5 cm x 13.5 cm x 13.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 5 5/16 in x 5 5/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.135949
patent number
135949
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.135949
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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