1837 - John Golding's Patent Model of a Silk Spinning Doubling and Twisting Machine


Doubling and Twisting Thread Machine Patent Model

Patent No. 352, issued August 15, 1837

John Golding, Dedham, Massachusetts

In his patent specification, Golding noted that the frame of the doubling and twisting machine was to be constructed like any of the “modern” frames. It would have gears, and an eccentric, or heart, motion to guide the thread on the spool. His patent claim concerned the arrangement of the machinery that prevented wasting the thread if it broke. This was accomplished by stopping the spindle and raising the feeding-down roller.

Model Constructed: before 1837-08-15Patent Date: 1837-08-15

Inventor: Golding, John

Location: Currently on loan

Place Made: United States: MassachusettsAssociated Place: United States: Massachusetts, Dedham

Classified: Patent ModelsInvention


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Related Publication: Janssen, Barbara Suit. Patent Models Index

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T11416.064Catalog Number: T11416.064Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 352

Object Name: doubling and twisting thread machine patent modelObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 5/8 in x 15 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.6075 cm x 39.37 cm x 27.305 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-3401-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1071146

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