Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for quoins slotted together along the oblique side, which included a key for their adjustment; the invention was granted patent number 228410. (Carlo Squintani was from London, England.)

Date Made: ca 1880Patent Date: 1880-06-01

Maker: Squintani, Carlo G.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0062.17Patent Number: 228410Accession Number: 1996.0062Catalog Number: 1996.0062.17

Object Name: patent modelmanufacture, printers quoinsFurniture, Printer'sObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 2 in x 6 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm x 15.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_997689

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