Patent Model - Recessed Embossing-Tool

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William Compton, Patentee
Production date
Feb 09 1886
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22 1/4 x 16 x 2 1/4" (56.5 x 40.6 x 5.7cm)
Compton's patent "consists in a combined cutting and pressing tool for embossing wood, and having one or more recesses formed in its surface, and provided with a cutting edge or edges affixed to the tool at the margin of such recess or recesses. It also consists in a modification in which the tool is formed as an embossing-roller having a convex embossing surface in longitudinal section, and provided with recesses in its surface and a cutting-edge around such recess or recesses." (Patent Number 335,898)
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