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Hat-making machinery

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Hat industry
Content: Written on border: "1891" Printed on border: "Blocking. Fig. 2303 represents the Eickemeyer hand hat-blocking machine, which operates as follows: a hat previously stretched on the tip, side-crown, and brim is clamped on the outer edge and expanded to the desired size. Thirty-six clamping tongs are pivoted to the top plate, in an oval line around the block, and these are attached to the foot-lever so as to move outward from the centre when the lever is depressed." Includes additional text.
Source note: Appleton''s cyclopedia of applied mechanics : a dictionary of mechanical engineering and the mechanical arts. (New York: Appleton, 1883) Benjamin, Park (1849-1922), Editor.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17212433
Barcode: 33333159377114
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bef1d030-c552-012f-3fe3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Hat-making machinery