Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for quoins whose two sides were opened or closed by wedges governed by a central double-threaded screw; the invention was granted patent number 139351.

Date Made: ca 1873Patent Date: 1873-05-27

Maker: Ames, Chauncey W.Ames, Chauncey W.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0062.01Patent Number: 139351Accession Number: 1996.0062Catalog Number: 1996.0062.01

Object Name: manufacture, printer quoinspatent modelCoinquoin, printer'sObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.7 cm x 8 cm x 1.5 cm; 11/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_997674

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