Patent Model - Improvement in Match-Machines

Maker and role
Charles Donnelly, Patentee
Peter Sprenkle, Assignee
Abraham Sprenkle, Assignee
Production date
Apr 30 1878
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Brass, metal
8 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 7 1/2" (21.6 x 31.8 x 19.1cm)
Donnelly assigned one half of his rights to Peter B. Sprenkle and Abraham B. Sprenkle, of the same place. His patent "relates to certain improvements in a machine whereby match-splints placed in a hopper, after the treatment of their ends with sulphur, are removed singly there-from through the medium of a revoluble longitudinally-grooved drum..." (Patent Number 203,125)
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