Patent Model - Manufacture of Horseshoe-Nail Plates

Maker and role
Joseph Laughlin (b.1843, d.1904), Patentee
Bridgewater Iron Company, Assignee
Production date
Oct 19 1880
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Object detail

3 x 7 1/4 x 1/8" (7.6 x 18.4 x 0.3cm)
3 x 6 1/4 x 1/8" (7.6 x 15.9 x 0.3cm)
Laughlin's patent "relates to the plates from which horseshoe-nails are to be manufactured by a machine substantially similar to that shown in [his] Letters Patent No. 189,108 dated April 3, 1877; and it consists in putting such a finish upon the surface of the plate that when it is cut into horseshoe-nails by said machine such nails will be substantially perfect and ready for the market without applying any other finishing process..." (Patent Number 233,357)
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