Patent Model - Improvement in Carbureters

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Hiram Maxim (b.1840, d.1916), Patentee
Production date
Mar 04 1879
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Brass, iron
13 x 4 1/2 x 6" (33 x 11.4 x 15.2cm)
Maxim's patent for "new and useful Improvement in Machines for Carbureting Air..." produces a "machine for carbureting air for illuminating purposes that is completely automatic in its operation, and which shall be cheap to construct, easy to understand and operate, safe in its use, and from its small size requiring but little room." (Patent Number 212,857)
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