Patent Model of a Hand Stamp

Patent Model of a Hand Stamp

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a hand stamp which was granted patent number 18907. The patent describes a self-inking hand stamp that accepted ordinary printers' type.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
Stamp, Hand; Relief
date made
ca 1857
patent date
1857-12-22
patentee
Jones, John M.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28.2 cm x 22.7 cm x 14.4 cm; 11 1/8 in x 8 15/16 in x 5 11/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.018907
accession number
089797
patent number
018907
catalog number
GA*89797.018907
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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