Patent Model of a Type-dressing Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a type-dressing machine which was granted patent number 207429. The patent details a machine with files to dress and true the sides of type, along with a tool to nick the lower ends.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1878
patent date
1878-08-27
maker
Mason, Thomas
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 27.5 cm x 14 cm; 5 7/8 in x 10 13/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
GA.89797.207429
patent number
207429
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.207429
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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