Patent Model - Improvement in Carpet-Stretchers

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George Prichard, Patentee
John Kienardt, Patentee
Nathan Botsford, Assignee
John Kienardt, Assignor
Production date
Feb 06 1877
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Iron, wood, steel, carpet
5 3/8 x 13 x 10 3/8" (13.7 x 33 x 26.4cm)
14 3/8 x 10 5/8" (36.5 x 27cm)
Prichard and Kienardt claim as their invention "a carpet-stretcher composed of...: the bar A, rack B, double-pointed hook C, segment D, and lever E, constructed of one piece of metal, bracket G, with the pivoted pawl I, and the transverse bar H, having the double row of curved teeth ..." (Patent Number 187,046)
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