Patent Model - Improvement in Machines for Cutting and Printing Indexes

Maker and role
Henry Edwards, Patentee
Production date
Oct 05 1875
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, brass, metal
Measurements
12 x 11 1/2 x 10" (30.5 x 29.2 x 25.4cm)
Description
Edwards' patent's objective "is to furnish an improved machine for indexing books, in which the index-strips are cut and the letters printed, in a more perfect and satisfactory manner than in machines heretofore devised for the same purpose." (Patent Number 168,468)
Object number
2015.14.2036a,b
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