Patent Model for a Book-Trimming and Paper-Cutting Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book-trimmer and paper-cutting machine which was granted patent number 19654. The machine describes a paper cutter on which the table rode up a sloping track, pulling the paper obliquely across the horizontally mounted blade.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, book trimming
date made
ca 1858
patent date
1858-03-16
maker
Semple, Amzi C.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 33 cm x 23 cm x 32 cm; 13 in x 9 1/16 in x 12 5/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.019654
accession number
089797
patent number
019654
catalog number
GA*89797.019654
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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