Patent Model - Improvement in Trusses

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Nathaniel Jones (b.1817, d.1897), Patentee
Production date
Nov 27 1877
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Metal, wood
6 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2" (15.2 x 15.9 x 11.4cm)
9/16lbs (0.26kg)
"This invention relates to trusses, and has for its object to make a more complete and simple mode of attachment of the straps, and the means for bringing the draft or strain at the lower part of the truss; and it consists in cutting from the plate and bending outward simple catch projections, which will allow any ordinary open buckle to be used, and also in providing a triangular buckle, having its connection with the plate at the lower part of the plate and lower side of the buckle..." (Patent Number 197,639)
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