Patent Model - Improvement in Washing-Machines

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George Schatz (Canadian), Patentee
Production date
Feb 13 1872
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10 x 8 1/2 x 6" (25.4 x 21.6 x 15.2cm)
Schatz said that his patent "consists in the introduction of treadle-power, and the combination of treadle-power with hand-power in the working of a washing-machine invented by myself, and patented by myself and Enoch Ziegler in the Dominion of Canada, and known as 'Ziegler and Schatz's perfected washer,' and in the working of other machines constructed on a like principle."

Berlin, Ontario is now known as Kitchener, Ontario.
(Patent Number 123,646)
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