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Patent model for printers' sidesticks and quoins

Patent model for printers' sidesticks and quoins

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for sidesticks with several tapering sections, and grooves or steps to guide the quoins on their path; the invention was granted patent number 145574.
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Object Name
manufacture, sidesticks and quoins
patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1873
patent date
Keehn, Francis
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 1.2 cm x 25.3 cm x 1.5 cm; 1/2 in x 9 15/16 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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