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Patent Model of a Book-stitching Machine

Patent Model of a Book-stitching Machine

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for sewing books using a double-loop stitch. The invention was granted patent number 250991.
Object Name
patent model; machine, book stitching
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1881
patent date
1881-12-13
maker
Smyth, David McConnel
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements
overall: 18.5 cm x 19.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 7 5/16 in x 7 11/16 in x 4 1/2 in
ID Number
GA.89797.250991
patent number
250991
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.250991
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Exhibition
Inventive Minds
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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