Patent Model of a Machine for Cutting Paper Collars

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for cutting paper collars and simultaneously indenting them with imitation stitches or printing them with ornamental devices; the invention was granted patent number 56679.
J. F. Tapley, a bookbinder and a prolific inventor, founded the bookbinding J. F. Tapley Company in 1850. The company survived until its merger in 1970.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, cutting paper collars
date made
ca 1866
patent date
1866-07-24
maker
Tapley, Jesse F.
Tapley, George W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 16.5 cm x 26 cm; 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
GA*24592
patent number
056679
accession number
1977.0968
catalog number
GA*24592
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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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