Patent Model - Improvement in Store-Counters

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William Volkland, Patentee
Production date
Jul 27 1875
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Wood, brass
9 x 12 1/2 x 11" (22.9 x 31.8 x 27.9cm)
Volkland's patent "consists of a counter made in box form, having on one side curved lids, arranged to move in the arc of a circle, and having on the opposite side hinged lids, so constructed that when raised they can be shoved inward part way, and be held in a horizontal position, and thus made to serve as a shelf to support goods..." (Patent Number 166,043)
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