Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for quoins consisting of two wedge-shaped pieces, one with a rack of teeth, which was adjusted by turning a pinion key against the teeth. The invention was granted patent number 232551.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printers quoins
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-09-21
maker
Scott, George
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.5 cm x 1.4 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 3/4 in x 9/16 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.232551
patent number
232551
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.232551
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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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