Molding Machine

Molding Machine

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Description
Patent model molding machine. Deep rectangular box form with open top and bottom, sides joined by screws. Has shaped curved legs which are continuations of side pieces. Spout form on wedge attached to front. Inside is revolving drum with blades that is truned by the handle on the outside. Four grooved pieces of loose wood tied to handle. Engraved in script on side opposite handle and above gear: "John Jones / Machine for Making Candles / Clay pipe / Hollow brick &c."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, molding
date made
ca 1880
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 8 in x 6 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 20.32 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
DL.64.1027
catalog number
64.1027
accession number
258253
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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