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Patent model for printers' extension sidesticks

Patent model for printers' extension sidesticks

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for sidesticks composed of two parts that fitted together, tongue in groove, in such a way that the full length of the stick always pressed on the type, no matter how far the two parts were pulled out. The invention was granted patent number 115136.
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Object Name
manufacture, printers sidesticks
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1871
patent date
Uhlhorn, John F.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 1.6 cm x 2 cm x 29.4 cm; 5/8 in x 13/16 in x 11 9/16 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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