Patent Model - Improvement in Hat-Conformators

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Benjamin Hogan (b.1844, d.Pre 1900), Patentee
Production date
Mar 24 1868
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Wood, brass
3 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 10" (8.3 x 26.7 x 25.4cm)
To determine the size of human heads for making hats, Hogan's patent "consists in providing the ordinary hat-conformator now used by hatters with a second rim, which may be moved in a vertical direction at will, and securely holds the fingers or arms fixed in their new-assumed positions..." (Patent number: 75.760)
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