Patent for Type Rubbing Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for James Duncan's Rotary Type Rubber which smoothed the rough edges on freshly cast type. The invention was granted patent number 5420.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
date made
ca 1848
patent date
1848-01-25
maker
Duncan, James L.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.5 cm x 27 cm x 35 cm; 9 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.005420
accession number
089797
patent number
005420
catalog number
GA*89797.005420
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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