Patent Model - Corn-Stalk Cutter

Maker and role
Ezra Dominy (b.1825, d.1901), Patentee
Milton Davis, Assignee
Ezra Dominy (b.1825, d.1901), Assignee
Production date
Apr 30 1878
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Object detail

Wood, brass, iron
4 1/2 x 14 x 11" (11.4 x 35.6 x 27.9cm)
Dominy's patent provides "a stalk-cutter of such construction that it shall be of simple and durable structure, economical in manufacture, and easy of operation..." It "consists of a combination, in a stalk-cutter, of a crank-axle having a number of outwardly-curved arms journaled thereon, with a slotted cylinder secured between two ground or supporting wheels of practically the same diameter as the slotted cylinder,..." (Patent Number 203,010)
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