Patent Model - Improvement in Braiding-Machines

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William Tunstill, Patentee
Production date
Aug 11 1868
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Iron, paint, fabric
13 x 13 x 12" (33 x 33 x 30.5cm)
Tunstill states in his patent that "machines have before been made for covering cord with warps and weft-threads to form the article usually employed for window-shades and curtains." His patented improvement is "the ring 17, applied in the manner specified, to receive motion from the weight in case a thread breaks, in combination with the stop-motion lever 23, and coupling or clutch..." (Patent Number 81,038)
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