Patent Model - Improvement in Machines for Forming Pottery-Ware

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Richard Glenon (b.1837, d.Post 1915), Patentee
Production date
Dec 05 1876
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Wood, iron, paint
6 x 7 x 2 1/2" (15.2 x 17.8 x 6.4cm)
Glenon's patent "relates to a simple, economical, and expeditious process of forming flour-pots and other pottery-ware, and to a novel combination and arrangement of a stationary mold, and a die forced into same by a weighted drop, and raised by a lever pivoted to a toggle, whereby a cheap, durable, and effective machine is obtained for forming pottery-ware under the aforesaid process." (Patent Number 185,096)
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