Patent Model - Improvement in Sewing-Machines

Maker and role
Dexter Goodell, Patentee
Florence Machine Company, Assignee
Production date
Apr 29 1879
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Object detail

Iron, wood, fabric
12 3/8 x 16 11/16 x 9 7/16" (31.4 x 42.4 x 23.9cm)
Goodell's patent "consists in certain novel combinations of devices with the main shaft which actuates the needle-bar, shuttle, and feeder, whereby motion is transmitted by an eccentric in a smooth, positive, and easy manner from the main shaft to the feed-shaft and shuttle-carrying lever." (Patent Number 214,903)
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