Patent Model - Device for Making Clew-Thimbles

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Samuel Vanstone, Patentee
Production date
Dec 13 1881
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Wood, iron
7 x 10 1/2 x 1 3/4" (17.8 x 26.7 x 4.4cm)
Vanstone's patent "has reference to improvements in the art of bending or forming the clew-thimbles used in rope where a loop is formed, so as to prevent the wearing of the rope. The invention consists in the novel manner of bending the metal, so as to facilitate the closing of the clew-thimble..." (Patent Number 251,003)
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