Patent Model of a Type Breaker

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a type breaker which was assigned patent number 86968. This device broke the jets from the bodies of newly cast type and was intended to be attached to a typecasting machine. The patent was granted to Philip Heinrich, proprietor of the Ph. Heinrich type foundry in New York.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, type breakers
date made
ca 1869
patent date
1869-02-16
maker
Baer, Charles
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31.5 cm x 22.8 cm x 22.5 cm; 12 3/8 in x 9 in x 8 7/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.086968
patent number
086968
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.086968
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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