Patent Model of a Type-Scouring Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a type-scouring machine which was granted patent number 28899. The patent details a machine for removing the burr from the foot of newly cast type.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1860
patent date
1860-06-26
maker
Pavyer, James G.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.5 cm x 27.5 cm x 12 cm; 5 11/16 in x 10 13/16 in x 4 3/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.028899
patent number
028899
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.028899
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.