Patent model for printers' quoins

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for quoins consisting of two wedge-shaped pieces, one with a rack of teeth, which was adjusted by turning a pinion key against the teeth. The invention was granted patent number 232551.

Date Made: ca 1880Patent Date: 1880-09-21

Maker: Scott, George

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.232551Patent Number: 232551Accession Number: 089797Catalog Number: GA*89797.232551

Object Name: manufacture, printers quoinsObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9.5 cm x 1.4 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 3/4 in x 9/16 in x 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3c36-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_998948

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