Patent Model - Wheel for Gun-Carriages, &c.
Maker and Role
Charles Brown (b.1796, d.1878), Patentee
Jul 10 1860
1/2 x 4 1/4" (1.3 x 10.8cm)
Brown's patent relates to a special construction of the multi-part wheel leaving it with "the character of a solid wheel". The invention consists of "binding the groove (a), with a shoulder (b), of greater depth than the shoulder (c), which binds the other side of the groove (a), so that a support and guide for the central plate D, will be provided during the shrinkage of the tire upon the plate..." (Patent Number 29,055)
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