Patent Model - Improvement in Metallic Burial-Cases

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Martin Crane, Patentee
Crane, Breed & Co. (estab. 1854), Assignee
Production date
May 07 1867
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Metal, fabric, brass
8 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 12" (21.6 x 27.3 x 30.5cm)
Crane assigned his rights to Crane, Breed & Co., of the same place. “This invention relates to a construction of sheet-metal coffins or burial-cases intended to combine the advantages of strength, lightness, and economy of labor and material with a handsome appearance.” (Patent Number 64,496)
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