Patent Model - Improved Travelling Trunk
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Louis Ransom, Patentee
Aug 20 1867
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Leather, fabric, brass
6 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 6" (16.5 x 15.9 x 15.2cm)
Ransom's patent was intended to correct weaknesses in cubical trunks by "making them in the form of cylinders, the staves of which they are made being bound together by two or more strong, thick hoops, banded with iron..." (Patent Number 67,905)
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