Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a three-part quoin, the parts being held together by a key passing through a slot in the central wedge; the invention was granted patent number 148308. Roughened sides of the quoin prevented slippage on other furniture.

Date Made: ca 1874Patent Date: 1874-03-10

Maker: Lame, Samuel C.Briggs, Ferdinand Sherwin

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0062.11Patent Number: 148308Accession Number: 1996.0062Catalog Number: 1996.0062.11

Object Name: manufacture, printers quoinspatent modelCoinsidesticks and quoins, printer'sObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 cm x 3 cm x 1.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 1 3/16 in x 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_997683

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