Patent Model - Improvement in Machines for Making Pills, Lozenges, &c

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Thomas Young, Patentee
Production date
Mar 27 1877
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Brass, iron
7 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 4 3/4" (19.1 x 13.3 x 12.1cm)
Young's patent "relates to that class of pill-machines in which dry powders are compressed between a reciprocating plunger or upper die and a lower die, which is stationary during the operation of compression, and movable thereafter to act as an ejector for the finished product from the mold or socket within which it is formed." (Patent Number 189,005)
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