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.
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Object Name
patent model
machine, typecasting
date made
ca 1854
patent date
Mueller, Charles
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
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
patent number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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