Patent Model - Improvement in Billiard-Cue Trimmers

Maker and role
John Clune, Patentee
Emanuel Ettenheimer, Assignee
Production date
Feb 20 1877
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17 3/4 x 17 x 2 1/4" (45.1 x 43.2 x 5.7cm)
Clune assigned one-half of his right to Emanuel Ettenheimer, of the same place. His patent consists of "a hand-tool, of nipper-like construction, for trimming the ends of billiard-cues and other articles, said tool having a socket for reception and support of one cue or article to be trimmed, combined or connected with one of its cross-handles, and a trimming-blade arranged to work more or less across the inner end of said socket, combined or connected with the other cross-handle of the tool." (Patent Number 187,601)
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