Patent Model of a Book-stitching Machine

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for sewing books with two needles and an intermediate looper. The invention was granted patent number 250990.

Date Made: ca 1881Patent Date: 1881-12-13

Maker: Smyth, David McConnel

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.250990Patent Number: 250990Accession Number: 089797Catalog Number: GA*89797.250990

Object Name: patent model; machine, book stitchingObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (part material)Measurements: overall: 27.5 cm x 28.3 cm x 9 cm; 10 13/16 in x 11 1/8 in x 3 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_998733

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