Patent Model for a Machine for Shaping and Finishing the Backs of Books

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine with a pair of divided rolls, or roll segments, to shape book backs. The invention was granted patent number 25548. G.H. Sanborn (d. 1881) established his reputation and his company with his rounding machine and went on to develop and sell a full line of equipment for bookbinders.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1859
patent date
1859-09-20
maker
Sanborn, G. H.
Coffin, John E.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.2 cm x 12 cm x 14 cm; 5 9/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
GA.89797.025548
patent number
025548
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.025548
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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