Patent model for printers' shooting sticks

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a shooting stick, used for driving in quoins, or wedges, to tighten a form in its chase; the invention was granted patent number 107154. These sticks had different-sized notches to fit different quoins, and two wings to help open spaces for the quoins among the furniture.

Date Made: ca 1870Patent Date: 1870-09-06

Maker: Blackwell, Benjamin B.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0062.03Patent Number: 107154Accession Number: 1996.0062Catalog Number: 1996.0062.03Patent Number: 107154

Object Name: patent modelstick, shootingObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.7 cm x 23 cm x 7.7 cm; 1 1/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 3 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_997676

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