Patent Model - Improvement in Fire-Escapes

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John Kurtz, Patentee
Thomas Kister, Patentee
Production date
Jun 04 1878
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Wood, wire
12 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 8" (31.8 x 19.1 x 20.3cm)
Kurtz and Kister’s invention is meant to improve upon existing fire-escapes for buildings by attaching the fire-escape “…permanently to a building and folding close to the same; and also in combining with such fire-escape an alarm,…” (Patent Number 204,583)
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