Patent Model of a Book-sewing Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book-sewing machine which was granted patent number 184961. The machine was capable of sewing a large number of volumes without stopping the machine. It was an improvement on an earlier machine patented by David M. Smyth.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1876
patent date
1876-12-05
maker
Glazier, George W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 19 cm x 15 cm; 6 11/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.184961
patent number
184961
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.184961
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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