Patent Model for Machines for Rounding and Backing Books

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for automatically rounding and backing books using two shaped bars--the presser bar and the backing bar; the invention was granted patent number 158679.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, rounding and backing books
date made
ca 1875
patent date
1875-01-12
maker
Coffin, John E.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 34 cm x 21 cm x 29 cm; 13 3/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 11 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.158679
patent number
158679
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.158679
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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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