Patent Model for a Type Rubbing Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a type-rubbing machine which was granted patent number 13935. Type was passed endwise through the cutters, one piece at a time. This avoided the damage to hairlines or to the face produced by machines that took the type either sideways or in an endwise procession.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1855
patent date
1855-12-11
maker
Moore, Daniel
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 25 cm x 32 cm; 11 in x 9 13/16 in x 12 5/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.013935
patent number
013935
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.013935
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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