Sewing Machine Patent Model

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 11/4/2008

This is a patent model of a sewing machine invented by John Bachelder of Boston, Mass., who was issued Patent No. 6439 on May 8, 1849. In his patent specification he claims "As my invention or improvement in the sewing machine is the combination, with the endless cloth-holder, of the curved bar or piece of metal v, for discharging the cloth from its points after being sewed, all as described."

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