Patent Model - Improvement in Water-Heaters for Fire-Engines

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Peter Kafer, Patentee
Joseph de Lacy, Patentee
Production date
Jan 07 1868
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Wood, copper, steel, paint
3 3/4 x 15 1/2 x 4 3/8" (9.5 x 39.4 x 11.1cm)
The object of Kafer and De Lacy's invention "is to effect more simple and ready means for the extinguishment of fires in cities and towns, by supplying the steam fire-engine boiler with water already heated to near the boiling point before it is started from the engine-house..." (Patent Number 73,015)
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