Patent Model - Improved Folding Desk

Maker and role
Ernst Gilles, Patentee
Jules Wendell, Patentee
Abraham Grant, Assignee
Production date
Mar 22 1870
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Wood, brass
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 8" (19.1 x 24.1 x 20.3cm)
Gilles and Wendell assigned one third of their rights to Abraham
P. Grant, of same place. Their improved folding desk consists of "constructing the standards of the tables and desks with vertical slots provided with notches, and in pivoting to the arms supporting its top, levers, so constructed and arranged that their loose ends may slide in the slots in the standards and engage in the notches therein, so that the top may be supported at any angle desired." (Patent Number 101,118)
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