Patent Model - Rocking-Chair

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Charles Bauder, Patentee
Production date
Apr 10 1842
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Wood, velvet
11 x 8 x 17" (27.9 x 20.3 x 43.2cm)
Bauder's patent is for "a new and useful Improvement in the Extension Rocking-Chair, called 'the New York Extension Rocking-Chair'..." "The improvement is in the mode of constructing the hinge which connects the back to the arms - the manner of holding the seat in the several positions desired... and in the construction of the rest frame..." (Patent Number 2,543)
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