Patent Model - Improvement in Swings

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William Huckett, Patentee
Production date
Aug 19 1862
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Wood, brass, iron
13 x 7 1/2 x 7" (33 x 19.1 x 17.8cm)
Huckett's patent furnishes "children, invalids, or others who are fond of swinging with an easy mode of starting a swing and preserving and regulating its vibrations without assistance from any one, the exertion necessary being no more than sufficient to constitute a healthful exercise..." (Patent Number 36,216)
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