Patent Model - Improvement in Looms

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John Salsbury (b.1825, d.1895), Patentee
Production date
Aug 18 1868
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Wood, brass
7 x 11 1/2 x 6 1/4" (17.8 x 29.2 x 15.9cm)
Salsbury's patent improvement "is to increase the durability of a loom by materially lessening the sudden shock and strain which the various parts receive whenever the shipping mechanism is brought into instant use by reason of the loom failing to perform its work in a proper manner." (Patent Number 81,113)
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