Patent Model - Improvement in Twine-Holders

Maker and role
Jonathan Hill, Patentee
Production date
Apr 06 1875
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Object detail

Wood, iron, paint
5 x 9 1/2 x 6" (12.7 x 24.1 x 15.2cm)
After Hill's patent has the twine coil "all drawn off from drum D it will stop, so as not to wind the twine back too far when the recoil takes place, and the rest of the twine pulled off will run through it. The extent to which the twine will be taken back will be governed by the length coiled on the drum." (Patent Number 161,683)
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