Patent Model - Improvement in Piano-Forte Stools

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Joshua Briggs (b.1825, d.1896), Patentee
Production date
Aug 31 1869
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Wool or felt upholstery, wood, iron, steel
4 3/4 x 11 1/2" (12.1 x 29.2cm)
Briggs's invention combines "with the seat a removable back, the lower ends of two vertical posts or bars of which fit into sockets, having long right-angular metal tongue-pieces, which extend under the seat and into or through metal loop-plates screwed to the under surface of the seat. It is in a piano-forte stool having this provision that my invention consists." (Patent Number 94,387)
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