Patent Model - Improvement in Tire-Upsetting Machine

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Albert Winship, Patentee
Production date
May 04 1869
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Wood, iron
10 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 4" (26.7 x 29.2 x 10.2cm)
Winship's patent operated in the following manner: "The tire, being heated, is placed in the slot of the beds a b, the same being moved to the proper position to hold the wheel or circle of the tire. The dogs i i are then brought to bear on the tire, and the two beds are then brought together by the screw f, &c., and the tire thus contracted or 'upset.'" (Patent Number 89,823)
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