Patent Model of a Type-Distributing Machine

Patent Model of a Type-Distributing Machine

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a type-distributing machine which was granted patent number 10656. The rotary distributer, used notched type. The specification includes a brief description of other distributers of his day--the Gaubert, Clay and Rosenberg, and Sorenson machines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1854
patent date
1854-03-21
patentee
Beaumont, Victor
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 cm x 32 cm x 32 cm; 10 5/8 in x 12 5/8 in x 12 5/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.010656
patent number
010656
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.010656
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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