Patent model for printers' sidesticks and quoins

Patent model for printers' sidesticks and quoins

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for printers' quoins and sidesticks which was granted patent number 164543. Tapered sidesticks were grooved along the inclined side. Quoins, with a metal key to slide in the groove, were made using a pair of wedge-shaped blocks to provide fine adjustment.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, sidesticks and quoins
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1875
patent date
1875-06-15
maker
Gilbert, William
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.2 cm x 23.4 cm x 10.5 cm; 2 7/16 in x 9 3/16 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.164543
patent number
164543
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.164543
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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