Patent Model - Improvement in Coal-Boxes

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George Bruce, Patentee
Production date
Jun 30 1874
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Tinned iron, paint, brass
12 x 6 x 7" (30.5 x 15.2 x 17.8cm)
Bruce's invention "relates to a receptacle having two distinct compartments or magazines in it, both open at top, one for lump-coal, and the other for slack-coal or screenings. The lump-coal compartment has a slatted or perforated bottom, through or behind which all finer particles, such as dust, falls into the passage or discharging-channel of the other receptacle or magazine." (Patent Number 152,595)
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