Patent Model - Improvement in Spring Rocking-Chairs

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Franklin Chichester (b.1827, d.1912), Patentee
Production date
Aug 26 1873
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Wood, iron
10 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 7 1/2" (27.3 x 16.5 x 19.1cm)
Chichester's patent "relates to the construction of that class of rocking-chairs which have stationary legs or stands, with which the seat is connected, by springs, which allow it to have a rocking motion; and consists in the peculiar model of applying a plate-spring..." (Patent Number 142,145)
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