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
Object Name
patent model; machine, book sewing
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
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Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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