Patent Model - Improvement in Weather-Strips

Maker and role
Melvin Frink (b.1853, d.1928), Patentee
James Frink (b.1857), Patentee
Production date
Dec 04 1877
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Wood, iron, brass
11 x 10 1/2 x 4" (27.9 x 26.7 x 10.2cm)
Frink and Frink's patent "relates to devices for excluding cold or drafts of air from dwelling-rooms; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of an improved so-called 'weather-strip,' made in two parts, one fitting into the other when the door or shutter to which our improvement is applied is closed,..." (Patent Number 197,843)
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