Patent Model of a Typecasting Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a typecasting machine which was granted patent number 111111. The machine cast printers' type, broke off the type jets, and dressed the type.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, typecasting
date made
ca 1871
patent date
1871-01-24
maker
Dunn, William Wallace
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 15 cm x 19.3 cm; 7 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 7 5/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.111111
patent number
111111
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.111111
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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