Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Filling Oil-Cans

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Eli Wilder, Patentee
Production date
Feb 11 1873
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Wood, brass, metal
12 1/2 x 11 x 6 3/4" (31.8 x 27.9 x 17.1cm)
The object of Wilder's patent is "to draw oil from the large cans or tanks into small cans or oilers with facility and without overflowing them; but it is applicable to drawing other liquids in like manner." (Patent Number 135,680)
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