Patent Model - Improvement in Pumps

Maker and role
William Wilcox (b.1833-1838, d.Post 1888), Patentee
Production date
Mar 18 1879
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Brass, iron
12 x 4 1/2 x 3" (30.5 x 11.4 x 7.6cm)
Wilcox's patent "relates to certain improvements in the construction of pumps; and it consists in a means for increasing the waterways and valve-openings so as to permit a pump with a given size of cylinder to be worked to its fullest capacity without being clogged or choked." (Patent Number 213,309)
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