Patent Model - Improved Apparatus for Shipping Spare Rudders

Maker and role
Maximilian Wappich (b.Unknown, d.Unknown), Patentee
Production date
Mar 25 1862
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, brass
Measurements
9 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 7 3/4" (24.1 x 22.2 x 19.7cm)
4 13/16lbs (2.18kg)
Description
Wappich's patent "relates to the attachment and securing of rudders to ships and other vessels; and it consists in providing the stern part of vessels with certain braces, hinge-cockets, and steps or their equivalents in addition to the braces, hinge-sockets, steps, or their equivalents as ordinarily used, and which reserve braces and pintles will be used should the first-used set become worn out or otherwise rendered inoperative." (Patent Number 34,797)
Object number
2015.14.381a-e
Currently on display?
No

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