Patent Model - Improvement in Combined Spool-Holder and Game Device

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Edward MacEwan (British, b.Unknown, d.Unknown), Patentee
Production date
Aug 06 1878
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Wood, felt, paper
3 x 4 5/16" (7.6 x 11cm)
MacEwan’s invention combines a spool holder and a word game. The circular box is mounted on a spindle and holds spools of thread. “The box having been spun upon the spindle, when it comes to rest the question, statement, or answer to a question is that indicated by the pointer…”(Patent Number 206,740)
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