Patent Model of a Type-Distributing Machine

Patent Model of a Type-Distributing Machine

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.
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Object Name
patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1854
patent date
Beaumont, Victor
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
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
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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