Patent Model - Improvement in Gate-Hinges

Maker and role
Charles Shepard, Patentee
Peter Adams, Jr., Patentee
John Shepard, Assignee
Production date
Oct 27 1874
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Wood, steel
3 1/4 x 12 1/16 x 2 3/4" (8.3 x 30.6 x 7cm)
1 13/16 x 5 3/16 x 3 15/16" (4.6 x 13.2 x 10cm)
Shepard and Adams's invention "relates to hinges for gates; and it consists in constructing the two parts of the hinge in such a manner that while one is provided with a pintle of peculiar form and the other with an open eye or hook, both may be cast complete with these parts, and also with two flanges standing at right angles to each other, with the screw-holes cast therein..." (Patent Number 156,315)
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