Patent Model - Machine for Cutting Ends of Billiard-Cues True

Maker and role
Ira Glynn, Patentee
Mikel Borowsky, Patentee
Production date
Jul 05 1859
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Object detail

Wood, brass
3 x 10 x 12" (7.6 x 25.4 x 30.5cm)
Glynn and Borowsky's patent is a "machine of sufficient size for convenience. The model is considered to be of full size." What they consider novel is "the application of the reversed A knife or cutter, E, and the spring jaws, C, C, for holding the cue so it can be cut off square for the leather, these jaws will open or close to suit the size of the cues..." (Patent Number 24,625)
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