Patent Model - Spring Bed
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Oscar S. Foster (b.1842, d.1931), Patentee
Jun 29 1880
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Wood, metal wire (iron?)
2 1/4 x 12 x 8" (5.7 x 30.5 x 20.3cm)
Foster's invention "relates to certain improvements in spring bed-bottoms; and it consists in the combination, with spiral springs and slates supported thereon, of a wire secured to the several slats at consecutive points alternately on opposite sides of a straight line passing at right angles across said slats." (Patent Number 229,243)
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