distance and velocity recorder

distance and velocity recorder

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Description
Georg Gőbel, a machinist in Darmstadt, Germany, obtained a U.S. patent for a distance and velocity recorder in 1878. This is the model he submitted with his patent application. The inscription on the dial reads "Gobel's Patent."
Ref: Georg Gobel, “Distance and Velocity Recorder,” U.S. Patent 202,433 (April 16, 1878).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
distance and velocity recorder
Object Type
Patent Model
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 11 in x 7 in; 27.94 cm x 27.94 cm x 17.78 cm
overall: 10 7/8 in x 11 in x 7 in; 27.6225 cm x 27.94 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
PH.308960
accession number
89797
patent number
202,433
catalog number
308960
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National Museum of American History
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