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patent model, escapement

patent model, escapement

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Object Name
patent mode, escapement
patent model, escapement
date made
1858
patent date
1858-05-18
inventor
Carpenter, Samuel
associated place
United States: New York, Queens, Flushing
Physical Description
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
wood (watch movement material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
ME.309052
catalog number
309052
patent number
20,252
accession number
89797
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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