Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for slim quoins consisting of two metal plates with slanting faces that worked on each other; used when there was not enough space in the form for ordinary quoins. The invention was granted patent number 483185. Model incomplete.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printers quoins
date made
ca 1892
patent date
1892-09-27
patentee
Tinsley, William J.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.7 cm x 26.2 cm x 8 cm; 11/16 in x 10 5/16 in x 3 1/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.483185
patent number
483185
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.483185
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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