Patent Model - Improvement in Machine-Guns

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Marshall Wood (b.1828, d.1899), Patentee
Thomas Matthews, Assignee
Production date
Jul 30 1872
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Brass, metal, wood
4 1/8 x 12 3/4 x 11 1/2" (10.5 x 32.4 x 29.2cm)
Wood’s invention consisted of three improvements to battery guns or rifles including “ in combining a series of cartridge-carriers with the several barrels so that they will feed all the barrels simultaneously.” (Patent Number 130,098)
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