Patent Model - Improvement in Washing-Machines

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Moses Wells, Patentee
Production date
Nov 22 1859
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Wood, brass
7 x 11 1/2 x 7 1/2" (17.8 x 29.2 x 19.1cm)
Wells' patent "consists in having a ribbed, reciprocating plunger, moving upon guides, and attached by a pitman to a pendulum rod, and weight dependent from a shaft above, by the rocking of which the reciprocating movement of the plunger is produced." (Patent Number 26,215)
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