Patent Model - Improvement in Spring Bed-Bottoms

Maker and role
Abner Youngs, Patentee
Production date
Nov 16 1875
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Wood, wire
21 1/2 x 17 x 2 1/4" (54.6 x 43.2 x 5.7cm)
Youngs described his improved patent as follows: "...the end rails, which are provided with recesses, rectangular in form, cut in the lower and inner edges of said end rails, in which the hooks...have their bearings, in such a manner that they will rock on their bearings, and accommodate themselves to the different positions of the fabric when under weight or at rest." (Patent Number 170,040)
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