Patent Model of a Book-stitching Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book stitching machine which was granted patent number 265563. The machine includes improvements in sewing signatures of books. Stitches were of varying length, some of them being looped over binding tapes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, book stitching
date made
ca 1882
patent date
1882-10-03
maker
Tapley, Jesse F.
Kilbon, George B.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 cm x 28 cm x 29 cm; 9 13/16 in x 11 in x 11 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.265463
patent number
265463
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.265463
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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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