Patent model for printers' extension sidesticks

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for sidesticks composed of two parts that fitted together, tongue in groove, in such a way that the full length of the stick always pressed on the type, no matter how far the two parts were pulled out. The invention was granted patent number 115136.
Location
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Object Name
manufacture, printers sidesticks
date made
ca 1871
patent date
1871-05-23
maker
Uhlhorn, John F.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.6 cm x 2 cm x 29.4 cm; 5/8 in x 13/16 in x 11 9/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.115136
patent number
115136
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.115136
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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