Patent Specimen - Paint Compound

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Arthur Peuchen (b.1859, d.1929), Patentee
Production date
Jul 10 1883
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Glass, cork, wax or resin
3 1/2 x 1 1/2" (8.9 x 3.8cm)
2 5/8 x 1 1/2" (6.7 x 3.8cm)
Peuchen claims as his invention "the within-described liquid mixed paint, composed of a liquid compound consisting of boiled linseed-oil, silicate of soda, naphtha, alum, potash solution, raw linseed-oil, resin, cod-oil, and brown japan, and a body compound made up of American oxide of zinc, French oxide of zinc, white lead, China clay, dissolved asphaltum, golden ocher, and Venetian red..." (Patent Number 281,131)
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