Patent Model - Combined Door Spring and Check

Maker and role
John Stevens (British), Patentee
Charles Major (British), Patentee
Production date
Oct 13 1885
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Iron, brass
10 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/2" (26.7 x 14 x 6.4cm)
Stevens and Major's patent "relates to that class of spring-hinges for doors which are fixed in or under the floor." Its objective "is to construct a hinge-closing spring and check or buffer applicable to right or left hand single-action doors all in one apparatus contained in a dust and dirt tight box, which is fixed beneath the floor, said apparatus being coupled up to the heel of the door by means of a shoe fitted to it in the usual manner." (Patent Number 328,077)
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