Patent Model - Improvement in Ice-Cream Freezers

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Bettle Harbert, Patentee
Production date
Mar 14 1876
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Wood, brass
10 x 20" (25.4 x 50.8cm)
The objective of Harbert's "invention is to keep the can securely down on the bottom of the tub, or preventing it from rising or being buoyed upward by the water of the melting ice which surrounds it during the latter portion of the operation of freezing and smoothing the cream, and also during the retailing of the ice-cream from the can..." (Patent Number 174,673)
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