Patent Model - Improvement in Paper-Cutting Machines

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John Morgan, Patentee
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Dec 25 1877
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12 x 10 x 8" (30.5 x 25.4 x 20.3cm)
Morgan's patent was intended for the "construction of a paper-cutting machine in which the movement of the knife will be at the same speed at all points in its downwards stroke, and also to equalize the power requisite to effect the cutting, so that it will be uniform at all points." (Patent Number 198,519)
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