Patent Model of a Bookbinders' Finishing Roll

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a bookbinding roll which was granted patent number 156678. The patent details a bookbinding roll, on which the design was cast on a strip "secured to the roller after the fashion of a tire to a wheel." The strip was usually of bronze, and was bent to fit around the wheel. A projection on the back of the strip fit into a groove in the wheel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Manufacture, bookbinders finishing rolls
patent model
manufacture, bookbinders finishing rolls
date made
ca 1874
patent date
1874-11-10
maker
Skelton, Daniel J.
Feely, Michael
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.5 cm x 2.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 9 1/4 in x in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.156678
patent number
156678
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.156678
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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