Patent Model - Improvement in Propelling Apparatus

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E. Averill, Patentee
Production date
Dec 28 1869
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Painted wood, iron, painted tin
6 x 12 x 2 1/2" (15.2 x 30.5 x 6.4cm)
Averill's patent "relates to improvements in feathering paddles for boats and operating devices for the same, having for its object to provide an improved arrangement of means for feathering the paddles, and for operating a pair for one side of a boat alternately, also for reversing them for propelling in either direction." (Patent Number 98,217)
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