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SECTION I - CLASS DEFINITION

Means peculiarly adapted for assembling type or the elements of a printing-form, means for returning such type or elements to their respective storage-chambers after printing; also means, such as galleys and the like, not constituting a part of the printing apparatus, for holding assembled matter. Also cabinets, trays, or other means for holding or storing type for the compositor together with means for feeding the type to the delivery point of the holding means or from the type cabinet.

SECTION II - LINES WITH OTHER CLASSES AND WITHIN THIS CLASS

Compare Class 199, Type Casting, containing apparatus for setting or distributing matrices in type-casting machines. Compare Class 234, Selective Cutting (e.g., Punching), subclasses 4+, for a keyboard controlled typos:graphical tape-punch provided with a space totalizer and indicator for justification purposes (some of these devices comprise automatic justification computer and means to punch the justification symbol).

SUBCLASSES

[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 1]    1MISCELLANEOUS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Means falling within the class not provided for in any specific subclass.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 2]    2SETTING AND DISTRIBUTING MACHINES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Machines for both assembling the type and returning them to the storage-magazines.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 3]    3Registerable magazine and composing channels:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 2.  Wherein the line-receiving channel is adapted to be brought into juxtaposition with one or both ends of the magazine-channels.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 4]    4Magazine and printing member:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 3.  Wherein the types are assembled directly into the printing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 5]    5Circulating feeler and type-holder distributors:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 2.  The distributer having type-holders, which carry the type in a circuit, and correlated feelers moving therewith, which enter special nicks in the type and actuate the discharge when the proper channel is reached.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 6]    6Ward distributors:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 2.  The magazine-entrances having projections, which permit the passage of only such types as are provided with proper nicks to clear the projections.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 7]    7Keyboard distributors:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 2.  The distributer having different members corresponding to different types and adapted to be manually operated to deliver the types to their respective channels.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 8]    8SETTING AND JUSTIFYING MACHINES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Machines for both assembling the type into line and for modifying the spaces between the words, so as to bring the line to standard length.

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234Selective Cutting (e.g., Punching),   subclasses 4+ (and see the reference to Class 234 in section II of the class definition, above).
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 9]    9Measure-controlled justifier:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Line automatically justified by mechanism which is controlled by the length of the line and the number of words in the line.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 10]    10Compressing justifier:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Line set up with yielding spaces between the words and then compressed to the proper length.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 11]    11Indicating justifier:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Wherein the length of the line is indicated as it is being set, so that the operator may determine the size of spaces required.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 12]    12SETTING MACHINES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Limited to machines for assembling types into line.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 13]    13Pattern control:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 12.  A previously-prepared member automatically governing the order in which types are selected.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 14]    14Hand supply:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 12.  Type fed by hand.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 15]    15Registerable magazine and composing channels:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 12.  Line-receiving channel brought into juxtaposition with one or both ends of the magazine-channels.

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3,and indented subclass.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 16]    16Conveyor:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 12.  Having a moving member or members to carry the type from the magazine-channels to the composing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 17]    17Endless:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 16.  Conveyer in the nature of an endless band.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 18]    18Power ejector:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 17.  Wherein selective mechanism is supplemented by power for ejecting the type onto endless conveyers.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 19]    19Power ejector:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 16.  Wherein selective mechanism is supplemented by power for ejecting the type into other than endless conveyers.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 20]    20Converging chutes:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 12.  Having gravity-ways for the type running from the magazine-channels and all terminating at the composing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 21]    21Power ejector:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Wherein selective mechanism is supplemented by power for ejecting the type into the converging chutes.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 22]    22DISTRIBUTING MACHINES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Limited to machines for returning the type to their respective channels.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 23]    23Feeler:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 22.  Having means positioned by the nicks in the type for actuating the discharge when the type is in the proper relative position.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 24]    24Circulating type holder:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 23.  Type carried by a circulating holder until the proper storage-channel is reached.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 25]    25Circulating feeler:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 24.  The feeler mechanism moving with the type.

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[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 26]    26Ward:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 22.  The magazine-entrances having projections, which permit the passage of only such types as are provided with proper nicks to clear the projections.
(1) Note. Compare class 199, Typecasting, subclass 64.

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[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 27]    27Keyboard:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 22.  Having different members corresponding to different types and adapted to be manually operated to deliver the types to their respective channels.

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[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 28]    28JUSTIFYING MACHINES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Machines for modifying the spaces between the words, so as to bring the line to standard length.

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234Selective Cutting (e.g., Punching),   subclasses 4+ (and see the reference to Class 234 in section II of the class definition, above).
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 29]    29Measurer-controlled:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 28.  Automatically governed by the length of line.

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[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 30]    30Space-making:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 29.  Manufacturing the spaces as used.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 31]    31Casting:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 30.  Wherein the spaces are produced from material in fluid condition by pouring it and allowing it to harden.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 32]    32Wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 28.  Adapted to have wedges forced between the words until the line is expanded to the proper length.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 33]    33Galleys:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 28.  Means peculiarly adapted for holding the assembled line, so that it may be justified by hand.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 34]    34LEAD HANDLERS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Means for placing members between lines of assembled matter or removing the same therefrom.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 35]    35TYPE-LINE SEPARATORS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Means for detaching single lines of type from assembled matter for distribution.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 36]    36TYPE ARRANGERS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Means for causing type to be delivered with their sides in proper relation.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 37]    37HAND TYPE CHANNELS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Means for holding a single line of type, not designed to constitute a portion of a machine, but merely to be used as a free implement.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 38]    38COMPOSING STICKS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Devices adapted to receive the type as it is set by hand and capable of holding a few lines.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 39]    39Positive knee lock:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 38.  Having means other than friction-clamps for securing the adjustable end stop in position.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 40]    40GALLEYS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Trays for holding the composed type.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 41]    41Side and end locking means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 40.  Having means for pressing against both the sides and the end of the composed matter.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 42]    42Side locking means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 40.  Having means for applying pressure, so as to squeeze the type together in the direction-lines.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 43]    43End locking means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 40.  Having means for applying pressure, so as to squeeze the lines together.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 44]    44TYPE CASES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Means for holding or storing type for the compositor. Includes type cases proper and also accessories such as stands, cabinets, etc.

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199Type Casting,   subclass 44 .
312Supports: Cabinet Structure,   subclass 35 , and indented subclasses.
  
[List of Patents for class 276 subclass 45]    45Feeding:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 44.  Means for feeding type to the delivery point of the holding means or means for delivering the type to be set up or stored.

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199Type Casting,   subclasses 15+ , 19+ and 44+.
221Article Dispensing,   appropriate subclasses for article dispensers (feeders) not otherwise provided for, and see the class definition of Class 221 for a statement of the class lines and for the disposition of related disclosures or article and strip feeding processes and apparatus.
312Supports: Cabinet Structure,   subclasses 35+ .
  

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