Patent Model - Improved Burglar-Alarm

Maker and role
Andrew Hutchinson (British, b.1818, d.1886), Patentee
Thomas Rowland, Assignee
Henry Rowland, Assignee
Production date
Jul 13 1869
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Object detail

Iron, brass
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3" (10.8 x 14 x 7.6cm)
Hutchinson's patent combines "in a very compact and portable instrument, a device which will offer resistance to the opening of doors and windows with mechanism which will produce an audible alarm or signal in the event of a burglarious attempt to open a door or window thus secured." (Patent Number 92,610)
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