Patent Model - Improvement in Burglar-Proof Safes

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E. Hendrickson, Patentee
Production date
Jan 25 1870
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Wood, brass
9 1/2 x 7 x 5 1/2" (24.1 x 17.8 x 14cm)
Hendrickson's patent prevents "safes for banks, insurance companies, and other institutions, as well as private individuals, and for all purposes for which safes are used, from being blown open by means of powder, nitro-glycerine, or other explosive material or compound..." (Patent Number 99,085)
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