Patent Model - Improvement in Caddies

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Edwin Norton (b.1845, d.1914), Patentee
Production date
Aug 27 1878
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Tin, paint, iron
10 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 6 3/8" (26 x 18.4 x 16.2cm)
The object of Norton's invention "is to provide a caddy in which baking-powder and other articles can be conveniently mixed and remixed and safely stored, and also conveniently retailed there from; and it consists in a mixing cylinder or chamber, combined with a retailing chamber, the two being connected by a passage controlled by a suitable valve, and in devices for making the two parts of the package practically air-tight." (Patent Number 207,544)
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