Patent Model - Improvement in Fire-Proof Shutters
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James Pierce, Patentee
John Smith, Patentee
Aug 31 1875
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10 1/4 x 1/2 x 5" (26 x 1.3 x 12.7cm)
For protecting buildings against fire damage, Pierce and Smith's patent "consists of a shutter made of corrugated iron, with a face-plate of iron, and filled in between the face-plate and the corrugated plate with fire-proof material." (Patent Number 167,270)
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