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Patent model for nickel-faced type

Patent model for nickel-faced type

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for electroplating printers' type, electrotype plates, or stereotype plates with nickel; the invention was granted patent number 95053. The patent improved on a patent for nickel plating of type taken out earlier in 1869 by Isaac Adams, Jr.
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Object Name
manufacture, nickel-faced type
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1869
patent date
Smith, Luther L.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall:.2 cm x.2 cm x 2.4 cm; 1/16 in x 1/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
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Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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