Patent Model - Shutter-Fastener

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John Morris, Patentee
Thomas Ireland, Assignee
John Morris, Assignee
Production date
Apr 05 1881
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Wood, brass
17 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 2 1/4" (44.5 x 41.9 x 5.7cm)
"My invention is especially designed for use on inside window-shutters, and relates to a peculiarly formed gravitating latch or bar, with which is associated a catch or dog, which automatically locks said latch in the act of closing the same." (Patent Number 239,824)
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