Patent Model - Improvement in Machines for Setting Button or Lacing-Hooks

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Horace Bradford (b.1830, d.1897), Patentee
Production date
Feb 27 1872
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Wood, brass
12 3/4 x 9 x 8" (32.4 x 22.9 x 20.3cm)
Bradford stated that he had “invented a certain new and useful Machine for Setting Button or Lace Hooks.” He further stated “My invention consists in certain novel devices and combinations of mechanism by means of which lacing-hooks may be automatically set in leather, cloth, or other fabric.” (Patent Number 124,029)
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