Patent Model of a Book-Sewing Machine

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book-sewing machine which was granted patent number 100407. The patent shows a system of supports for the long slender paper-sewing needles, which were apt to break in use.

Date Made: ca 1870Patent Date: 1870-03-01

Maker: Howe, Frederick Webster

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.100407Patent Number: 100407Accession Number: 089797Catalog Number: GA*89797.100407

Object Name: Machine, SewingObject Type: Patent Modelmachine sewingOther Terms: Machine, Sewing; Bookbinding

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 cm x 26.3 cm x 17 cm; 4 5/16 in x 10 3/8 in x 6 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_998723

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