Patent Model - Improvement in Bedstead-Fastenings

Maker and role
Elisha Barlow (b.1804, d.1881), Patentee
Production date
Aug 29 1871
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Object detail

Wood, brass
4 1/4 x 6 x 1 1/2" (10.8 x 15.2 x 3.8cm)
Barlow's patent "relates to an improved device for fastening the side rails of a bedstead to the head and foot-posts and for other similar fastenings; and it consists of two plates, each of which has one end formed into a hook. One of these plates is secured upon the upper edge of the rail so that its hooked end shall extend beyond the end of the rail, the hook turning upward." (Patent Number 118,424)
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