Patent Model of a Machine for Shaping the Backs of Books

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for rounding the backs of books by means of rollers, either before or after binding; the invention was granted patent number 24425.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1859
patent date
1859-06-14
maker
Coffin, John E.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 cm x 17 cm x 12 cm; 7 1/16 in x 6 11/16 in x 4 3/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.024425
patent number
024425
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.024425
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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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