Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Controlling Runaway Horses

Maker and role
Livingston Van Kleeck, Patentee
Production date
Jul 29 1879
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Leather, iron, steel, brass
12" (30.5cm)
Van Kleek's invention "is based upon the discovery that by blindfolding a runaway or fractious horse the animal will be at once reduced to submission; and the object of said invention is to provide an efficient apparatus for the purpose indicated, which will be ready for instantaneous use in case of emergency, and which can be operated by the driver readily and quickly, however inexperienced said driver may be." (Patent Number 217,913)
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