Patent Model - Clothes-Pounder

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John Tullis, Patentee
James Nevins, Assignee
Production date
Feb 17 1880
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Wood, tin, steel
31 1/4 x 8 5/8" (79.4 x 21.9cm)
Tullis's invention "relates to certain new and useful improvements in the class of atmospheric clothes-washers, and more especially to the class of cone or cup shaped washers employing a spring for yielding upward when pressing down upon the clothes and preventing the clothes from rushing up too far in the cone or cup when it is forced down upon the clothes..." (Patent Number 224,747)
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