Patent Model - Improvement in Type-Writing Machines

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Henry Grant (b.1836, d.1902), Patentee
Production date
Jul 07 1879
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Brass, metal, wod
9 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 4 1/2" (24.8 x 18.1 x 11.4cm)
Grant's patent "relates to a machine for mechanically writing, printing, embossing, stencilling, or otherwise marking upon a proper surface the letters, figures, punctuation-marks, or other characters which constitute written language, by means of elementary lines, curves, and dots formed on the end of types bundled or nested together in a prearranged manner, so that the said marks will bear certain relations to each other with respect to the position in the monogram formed by all of the marks as grouped together." (Patent number 217,210)
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