Patent Model of a Milling Machine for Printers' Chases

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a milling machine for dressing printers’ chases. The invention was granted patent number 201780. The sides and ends of chases were dressed by revolving cutters, avoiding any need for hand finishing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, milling printers chases
date made
ca 1878
patent date
1878-03-26
patentee
Hartnett, Richard W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 cm x 32.5 cm x 12.6 cm; 10 1/4 in x 12 13/16 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.201780
patent number
201780
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.201780
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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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