Patent Model - Improvement in Fire-Arms
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Charles Brown (b.1796, d.1878), Patentee
Sep 18 1860
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3 1/2 x 11 x 3 1/8" (8.9 x 27.9 x 7.9cm)
Brown's patent enabled "a piece of ordnance to be fired repeatedly by the act of its being drawn over the ground, so that it may be made very effective in advancing to meet or pursue or in retiring from before an enemy." (Patent Number 30,045)
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