Patent model of a Book-stitching Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a signature holding and presenting device which was granted patent number 232446. The invention was to be used with David McConnel Smyth's book-stitching invention (Patent 220312, 1879). The model is incomplete, only the folding metal signature holder and wooden carriage rack survive.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, book stitching
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-09-21
maker
Boynton, Edward S.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 31 cm; in x 4 15/16 in x 12 3/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.232446
patent number
232446
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.232446
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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