Patent Model of a Numbering Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a numbering machine, granted patent number 245220. The patent details a numbering machine in which blank spaces were filled by a character, such as a star or dash, to prevent the alteration of figures after printing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, numbering
date made
ca 1881
patent date
1881-08-02
maker
Robinson, William
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.6 cm x 9 cm x 12.7 cm; 4 3/16 in x 3 9/16 in x 5 in
ID Number
GA*89797.245220
accession number
089797
patent number
245220
catalog number
GA*89797.245220
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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