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Typewriter Ink Ribbon Mechanism Patent Model

Typewriter Ink Ribbon Mechanism Patent Model

This model was submitted with patent number 286,161 by A. H. P. Stuart Wortley of London, England that was granted October 2, 1883. The patent applied to an improvement in the ink ribbon spool shaft of typewriters that was meant to reduce the sagging of the ribbon.
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Object Name
patent model, typewriter
Object Type
Patent Model
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patent date
Wortley, A. H. P. Stuart
associated place
United Kingdom: England, London
overall: 4 in x 9 in x 12 in; 10.16 cm x 22.86 cm x 30.48 cm
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Computers & Business Machines
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National Museum of American History
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