Patent Model - Improvement in Lamp-Holders

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James Pierce, Patentee
John Smith, Assignee
Franklin Pierce, Assignee
James Pierce, Assignee
Production date
Mar 02 1875
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Brass, iron, wood, glass
9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3" (24.1 x 8.9 x 7.6cm)
Pierce's patent objective "is to hold a lamp, and carry it about the house and out of doors, instead of a lantern; and it consists in a bottom piece for the lamp to stand on and a wire running up outside, with a handle at the top to carry it by, and a shade on its top." (Patent Number 160,465)
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