Patent model for printers' chases

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an adjustable type chase that could be clamped onto the type, avoiding the use of quoins; the invention was granted patent number 108759.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1870
patent date
1870-11-01
patentee
Clements, Thomas A.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 36.5 cm x 47.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 14 3/8 in x 18 11/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.108759
accession number
089797
patent number
108759
catalog number
GA*89797.108759
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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