Patent Model of a Typecasting Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvements to the mechanism of typecasting machines; it was granted patent number 10377. The improvements to the typecaster include placing the mold below its "axis of oscillation" instead of the usual higher position.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, typecasting
date made
ca 1854
patent date
1854-01-03
maker
Mueller, Charles
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32.5 cm x 12 cm x 31 cm; 12 13/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 12 3/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.010377
patent number
010377
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.010377
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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