Patent Model - Improved Window-Latch

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Albert Bingham, Patentee
Production date
Apr 23 1867
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Wood, brass
17 1/4 x 17 x 2 1/2" (43.8 x 43.2 x 6.4cm)
The objective of Bingham's patent "is to provide a latch for a window-sash which shall be automatically fastened when closed, which cannot be forced open from the outside, and also which will operate to draw the upper and lower sashes together when closed, so that they will not rattle or jar..." (Patent Number 63,988)
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