Object Detail


Maker and Role
Simeon Emerson, Patentee
Date
Oct 27 1868
Object Type
Media
Wood, brass
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2" (16.5 x 21.6 x 5.1cm)
Description
Emerson's patent improvements "consist in a bearing-plate, having spindles or axes upon which the intermediate gears revolve, and a curved slot for the reception of the journal of the lower roller at the gear-end, together with a hook or projection for preventing the lower roller from rising, when in operation, by its gear 'climbing' the intermediate gear." (Patent Number 83,480)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.929a,b
Currently on Display
No
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