Patent Model - Improvement in Sewing-Machine Crates

Maker and role
Francis Tanner, Patentee
James Cheney, Assignee
Francis Tanner, Assignee
Production date
Jul 16 1872
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Object detail

Wood, iron
11 x 8 1/2 x 5" (27.9 x 21.6 x 12.7cm)
Tanner's patent "relates to a crate for inclosing a sewing-machine in transportation, which may be contracted into one-half the volume in returning it empty to the shipper, and thus enable him to economize in the freight charges thereon. The invention consists in the peculiar construction of the crate in two sections, so arranged that the one may inclose the other when not in use,..." (Patent Number 129,373)
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