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.
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Object Name
machine, cutting paper collars
date made
ca 1866
patent date
Tapley, Jesse F.
Tapley, George W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 12 cm x 16.5 cm x 26 cm; 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in
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Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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