Patent Model of a Mechanism for Trimming Stereotype Plates

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an apparatus for trimming stereotype plates; the invention was granted patent number 221366. The patent describes a machine that combined the operations of trimming (cutting the rough edges) and shaving (cutting down the back ribs) of curved stereotype plates for rotary printing. Walter Scott was a well-known manufacturer of fast rotary perfecting machines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, shaving and trimming stereotype plates
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-11-04
maker
Scott, Walter
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.5 cm x 31 cm x 20.5 cm; 9 1/4 in x 12 3/16 in x 8 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.221366
patent number
221366
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.221366
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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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