Patent Model - Improvement in Rocking-Chairs

Maker and role
Ernst Hesse, Patentee
John Lange, Assignee
Ernst Hesse, Assignee
Production date
Feb 12 1878
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Object detail

Wood, velvet
6 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 5 1/2" (16.5 x 7 x 14cm)
Hesse's patent "relates to that class of rocking-chairs in which the spring connection between the rocker-frame and the supporting-frame is made by means of two longitudinal flat, springs, attached at their center, one at each side of the supporting-frame, and having their ends connected to brackets on the rocker-frame." (Patent Number 200,296)
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