Patent Model of a Type Mold

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a mold for casting multiple pieces of type from a strip of matrices; the invention was granted patent number 40076.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1863
patent date
1863-09-22
maker
Davis, R. W.
Davis, D.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 cm x 16 cm x 13.2 cm; 2 3/8 in x 6 5/16 in x 5 3/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.040076
patent number
040076
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.040076
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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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