Patent Model of a Machine for Cutting Books in the Round

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine to cut books in the round which was granted patent number 35639. The machine includes rocking knives for cutting the fronts of books in the round, an operation normally performed by hand.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, cutting books
date made
ca 1862
patent date
1862-06-17
maker
Trinks, Gregor
Heitkamp, Louis
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 18.3 cm x 27.7 cm; 6 11/16 in x 7 3/16 in x 10 7/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.035639
patent number
035639
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.035639
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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