Patent Model - Improvement in Dental Cavity Caps

Maker and role
Henry Weston (b.1836, d.1906), Patentee
Samuel White (b.1822, d.1879), Assignee
Production date
Dec 26 1876
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Wood, brass
16 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 2" (41.9 x 39.4 x 5.1cm)
Weston assigned his rights to Samuel S. White. His patent was intended to mitigate difficulties associated with filling cavities "and to render the operation more easy, certain, and reliable, with a saving of time and patience to the operator, and of suffering to the patient..." (Patent Number 185,710)
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