Patent Model of a Book-stitching Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for sewing books with two needles and an intermediate looper. The invention was granted patent number 250990.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1881
patent date
1881-12-13
maker
Smyth, David McConnel
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements
overall: 27.5 cm x 28.3 cm x 9 cm; 10 13/16 in x 11 1/8 in x 3 9/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.250990
patent number
250990
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.250990
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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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