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Maker and Role
Charles Gaume (American, b.1827, d.Pre 1892), Patentee
Description
Gaume's patent "has for its object to furnish an improved electro-magnetic engine for driving sewing-machines and other light machinery, which shall be so constructed that the magnets and armatures may be in contact with each other long enough for the magnets to exert their full power." (Patent Number 156,920)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Date
Nov 17 1874
Currently on Display
No
Object No
2015.14.1842a,b

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