Patent Model - Improvement in Cranberry-Pickers

Maker and role
Luther Hall (b.1842, d.1900), Patentee
Zebina Hall (b.1806, d.1881), Patentee
William Crowell (b.1814, d.1909), Patentee
Production date
Jan 29 1878
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Object detail

Wood, brass, wire
6 x 9 x 5 1/2" (15.2 x 22.9 x 14cm)
Luther and Zebina Hall and William Crowell's patent "relates to an improvement in cranberry-pickers; and it consists in a hinged back, provided with two or more springs for clothing it, each back being provided with a handle on its rear side for operating it, and on its front side with inclined wires for pulling the berries from the vines..." (Patent number 199,703)
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