Patent Model - Improvement in Vehicle-Axles and Skeins

Maker and role
Nathan Holmes, Patentee
Production date
Apr 08 1879
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Wood, metal
20 3/4 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4" (52.7 x 47.6 x 5.7cm)
Holmes's patent "has relation to improvements in axle-skeins." It consists in "one end of a wooden axle, having the usual arm... not differing in form from that generally used. In the under side of this axle are formed two parallel grooves... in which are seated two strong steel or iron bars..." (Patent Number 214,137)
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