Patent Model of a Printers' Lead Racks

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a printer's lead rack which was granted patent number 135894. The patent describes a cabinet of graded slots, vertically arranged. According to Dearing, leads were usually stored on ordinary type cases adapted for the purpose.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printers lead racks
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-02-18
maker
Dearing, Octavus A.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 cm x 9.5 cm x 30.5 cm; 11 13/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 12 in
ID Number
GA*89797.135894
patent number
135894
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.135894
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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