Patent Model - Vehicle-Spring

Maker and role
Henry Timken, Patentee
Production date
Mar 29 1881
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood
Measurements
3 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 9 1/2" (8.3 x 26 x 24.1cm)
Description
Timken proposed, “The nature of my invention consists in providing quarter-elliptic buggy springs…” which he claimed would “…give additional elasticity to the cross or quarter-elliptic springs…” and would be attached to the side bars of the body of the buggy. (Patent Number 239,406)
Object number
95.2.23
Currently on display?
Yes
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