Patent Model - Improvement in Coffee-Pots

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Niven Agnew, Patentee
Production date
Feb 07 1871
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Tin, brass
4 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 7 1/8" (11.1 x 11.4 x 18.1cm)
The object of Agnew's invention "is to so construct a vessel for making coffee that the full strength of the coffee may be extracted and the aroma preserved; and it consists in combining, with the boiling-chamber of a coffee pot, percolating-cups and a condenser, and in connecting the upper percolating-cup with the boiling-chamber by a tube extending up through the condenser and downward on the outside, by means of which the vapor which rises is condensed or conveyed to the boiling-chamber..." (Patent Number 111,505)
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