Patent Model - Improvement in Pigeon-Starters

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Henry Rosenthal, Patentee
Production date
Feb 16 1875
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Wood, fabric, iron
9 x 13 x 6" (22.9 x 33 x 15.2cm)
Rosenthal's patent "has for its object to furnish an improved device for use in pigeon-shooting, formed by the combination of the body, the rigid pivoted legs, the spring, the lever, the spring-catch, and the trip-cord with each other and a base-board; and in the employment, as a pigeon-starter, of a figure made to represent the body of an animal, and provided with suitable mechanism to enable it to be set in a crouching position, and to be sprung into an erect position..." (Patent Number 159,846)
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