Patent Model - Improvement in Electro-Magnetic Motors

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Charles Gaume (American, b.1827, d.Pre 1892), Patentee
Production date
Nov 17 1874
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Metal, fabric-covered wire
14 x 11 1/2 x 8" (35.6 x 29.2 x 20.3cm)
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)
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