Patent Model - Improvement in Cordage Machinery

Maker and role
Hezekiah Jennings, Patentee
Charles Collier, Patentee
Thomas How, Patentee
Production date
Nov 16 1852
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Wood, brass, metal, thread
9 x 18 x 6" (22.9 x 45.7 x 15.2cm)
This patent granted to Jennings, Collier, and How was for "certain Improvements in Machinery for Making Rope". Their claim was that the invention regulated "the speed of the receiving-reel by the tension of the rope..." (Patent Number 9,414)
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