Patent Model - Improvement in Fire-Escapes

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William Phillips, Patentee
William Phillips, Assignee
Charles Tucker, Assignee
Charles Remsen, Assignee
Production date
Apr 16 1878
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Wood, copper alloy, string
17 x 3 x 7 1/2" (43.2 x 7.6 x 19.1cm)
The objective of Phillips's patent "is to furnish an improved portable device to enable people to be rescued from burning buildings, and which shall be so constructed that it may be conveniently handled." (Patent Number 202,460)
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