Patent Model - Improvement in Combined Center and Carrier for Lathes

Maker and role
Charles Niebell, Patentee
Charles Niebell, Assignor
P. Franz, Assignee
Production date
Apr 24 1877
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Cast iron
4 1/2 x 6 x 8" (11.4 x 15.2 x 20.3cm)
Niebell's patent has for its object "to furnish an improved device which shall be so constructed as to enable the workman to get the correct center of a shaft without its being necessary to remove the work from the lathe more than once, which may be adjusted to correspond with a long or short center, which can be used for gas-pipe center, on shafts for cutting off the riser, for facing pipes, and as a chuck upon any kind of lathe." (Patent Number 189,953)
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