Object Detail


Maker and Role
Pierre Cauhapé, Patentee
Date
Jul 05 1881
Object Type
Media
Brass, iron
Dimensions
7 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4" (17.8 x 8.9 x 7cm)
Description
Cauhapé's patent "relates to improvements in pill-machines of the class for which Letters Patent of the United States Nos. 110,630 and 152,641 were heretofore granted" to him "and more especially relates to and provides for the coating of 'soft pills', or pills made from such soft mass that the pill-coating machine heretofore known would not only destroy the symmetry of the pill, but it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to perform the work with them." (Patent Number 243,848)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.3348a,b
Currently on Display
No
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