Patent Model of a Type-Making Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a type-making machine which was granted patent number 43649. The patent details a machine for sawing individual letters from cast-metal strip of letters. The strips were to be made by Smith's companion patent of the same date.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1864
patent date
1864-07-26
maker
Smith, John J. C.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.5 cm x 27.5 cm x 33 cm; 4 1/8 in x 10 13/16 in x 13 in
ID Number
GA*89797.043649
patent number
043649
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.043649
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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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