Patent Model - Bushing for Barrels
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Thomas Loftus, Patentee
Mar 07 1882
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1 1/2 x 1 3/4" (3.8 x 4.4cm)
Loftus' patent has for its objective "to prevent the aperture in barrel-heads into which the cock or spigot is driven from being unduly enlarged. The invention consists in a metal bushing adapted to be screwed or driven into the spigot-aperture in the barrel-head, said bushing being provided with a packing or lining of wood, rubber, &c." (Patent Number 254,667)
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