Patent Model - Improved Dentists' Grinding and Polishing-Wheel

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John Merrick, Patentee
Production date
Oct 12 1869
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Glass, brass
17 x 16 1/4 x 2 1/4" (43.2 x 41.3 x 5.7cm)
Merrick's patent "relates to improvements in wheels for dentists' use, for grinding and polishing teeth, designed to provide a more efficient wheel... The invention consists in the construction of such wheels of glass, and in a form best calculated to promote the efficiency thereof..." (Patent Number 95,823)
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