Patent Model - Improvement in Pea-Nut Heaters

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Jean Esposito (b.1825, d.1888), Patentee
Production date
Nov 07 1876
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Iron, wood
9 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6" (24.1 x 21.6 x 15.2cm)
Esposito's patent provides "a neat and convenient heater for pea-nuts, chest-nuts, and similar articles, by which they may be kept in heated state after being roasted without losing any of their freshness and brittleness; and the invention consists of a top receptacle with hinged cover, surrounded at the sides and bottom with a water-chamber that is heated by a charcoal furnace in the base or supporting-chamber or section of the heater." (Patent Number 184,069)
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