Patent Model - Improvement in Mounted Horse-Powers

Maker and role
Marcellus Pitts (b.1830, d.1902), Patentee
H. A. Pitts’ Sons Manufacturing Company (estab. 1851, closed 1892), Assignee
Production date
Apr 23 1878
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Wood, brass
3 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/4" (7.6 x 26 x 10.8cm)
Pitts assigned his rights to H. A. Pitts' Sons Manufacturing Company, of the same place. The objective of his patent "is to improve the pinion-frames that pinions of various sizes may be used, and to apply an improved brake for checking or stopping the motion when required..." (Patent Number 202,862)
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