Patent model for fastening wood blocks for engravers

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvements to the common method of fastening composite wood blocks together with bolts; the invention was granted patent number 43057. Wells was the proprietor of a wood type manufactory.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
method, block fastening
date made
ca 1864
patent date
1864-06-07
maker
Wells, Heber
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 11.3 cm x 6 cm; in x 4 7/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.043057
patent number
043057
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.043057
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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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