Patent Model - Improvement in Whiskey-Stills

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John Mattingly (b.1823, d.1910), Patentee
Benjamin Mattingly (b.1827, d.1913), Patentee
Production date
Jun 30 1868
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Iron, wood
11 1/4 x 5 1/2" (28.6 x 14cm)
John and Benjamin Mattingly's patent is "a new and useful Improvement in Boilers for the Purpose of Distilling Whiskey or other Spirits, entitled John G. and Benjamin F. Mattingly's water-jacket still-boiler, for the purpose of preventing the beer from burning or encrusting on the bottom of the boiler, while in the process of distillation..." (Patent Number 79,373)
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