Patent Model - Improvement in Gas-Meters

Maker and role
Thomas Shaw (b.1838, d.1901), Patentee
C. Patterson, Assignee
Thomas Shaw (b.1838, d.1901), Assignee
Production date
Apr 27 1858
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Object detail

Tinned sheet iron, steel, brass, paint
10 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 8 3/4" (26.7 x 23.5 x 22.2cm)
9 x 7 5/8 x 7 1/4" (22.9 x 19.4 x 18.4cm)
Shaw claims as his invention "the construction of the oscillating drum B in such a manner as to contain the sealing-fluid or seal W, with lever L attached to said drum, the whole for operating the valve G by the oscillation of the drum... in combination with the inlet and outlet passages Y and Z..." (Patent Number 20,130)
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