Patent Model - Improved Sad-Iron

Maker and role
Julie Dittrich, Patentee
Production date
May 04 1869
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Object detail

Iron, wood, leather
4 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4" (11.4 x 14 x 8.3cm)
Dittrich stated in her patent proposal, “The object of this invention is to construct a sad-iron with a handle that can be readily removed, and with a shield by which the heat ascending from the iron is deflected away from the hand of the person using it. (Patent Number 89,638)
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