Patent model for printers' quoins

Patent model for printers' quoins

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an elliptical quoin, set between ordinary sidesticks and turned by a wrench to force the sticks apart; the invention was granted patent number 201075.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printers furniture
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1878
patent date
1878-03-05
patentee
Whittlesey, George D.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 20.5 cm x 18 cm; 1 3/16 in x 8 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.201075
patent number
201075
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.201075
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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