Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Finishing and Boxing Paper Collars

Maker and role
John Currier, Patentee
Samuel Wells, Jr., Patentee
James Plaisted, Assignee
Production date
Dec 18 1866
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Brass, metal, twine, wood
11 1/4 x 12 x 6" (28.6 x 30.5 x 15.2cm)
Currier and Wells assigned their rights to themselves and James
Plaisted of Boston. Their “invention consists in an apparatus for
pressing and winding up shirt collars made of paper or paper
combined with other material, so contrived as to finish the fold of
the collar in the line previously defined, and impart to it the curved
form necessary to enable it to fit round the neck; and in combination
therewith a device for putting the finished collar in a box…” (Patent number 60,484)
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