Patent Model - Improvement in Vehicle-Axle Skeins

Maker and role
Lucius Winchester, Patentee
Production date
Oct 15 1878
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Wood, brass
23 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 2 1/4" (59.7 x 43.8 x 5.7cm)
Winchester's patent "has relation to axle-skeins; and it consists in casting thereon a front horizontal flange or lug, having a loop or loops for the attachment of stay-chains or draft-guides, and an eye to receive one end of the hound-brace..." "The object of this invention is to provide a strong and simple means of attachment for stay-chains or draft-guides and hound-braces to the axle." (Patent Number 209,096)
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