Patent Model - Improvement in Cigar-Lighters

Maker and role
James Keep, Patentee
George Selden, Assignee
Production date
Jul 30 1878
See full details

Object detail

Metal, wicking
22 x 16 1/16 x 1 1/2" (55.9 x 40.8 x 3.8cm)
Keep's patent "relates to a novel arrangement of the hammer and its actuating-spring in connection with each other and the inclosing case, whereby they are made separate and removable; and to the arrangement of a pendent yielding apron in connection with the hammer and its actuating mechanism..." (Patent Number 206,577)
Object number
Currently on display?


Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.