Patent Model - Machine for Affixing Caps to Nails and Tacks

Maker and role
Henry Packard, Patentee
Albert Field Tack Co. (estab. 1827, closed 1897), Assignee
Production date
Apr 05 1881
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, metal
Measurements
10 x 9 1/2 x 10 1/4" (25.4 x 24.1 x 26cm)
Description
Packard's patent "relates to certain improvements in machines for applying and affixing sheet-metal caps to the heads of tacks and nails in order to make what are known as 'living-nails,' which are generally used in linging carriages and for various other purposes." (Patent Number 239,833)
Object number
2015.14.3322
Currently on display?
No

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