Patent Model - Improvement in Electro-Magnetic Induction-Coils

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Jose Camacho (Cuba, b.1846, d.1878), Patentee
Production date
Apr 29 1873
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Brass, steel, wire, wood
4 3/4 x 9 x 5 5/8" (12.1 x 22.9 x 14.3cm)
The object of Camacho's invention "is to produce electric currents of great intensity, which are applicable to the production of light in lighthouses, of magnetism for electro-magnetic motors, and to all other purposes requiring very intense electric currents. Another object is to combine the above-mentioned features with the advantages of economical construction, durability, portability, convenient dimensions, and to dispense with the necessity of a motor for producing the currents." (Patent Number 138,316)
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